Mark Thomas

Tue 06 Feb 2018 | 8pm | £16 (£12)* | 16+ | seated

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Lakin McCarthy in association with Theatre Royal Stratford East

Mark Thomas

Showtime from the Frontline – Preview Performance

With Faisal Abualheja and Alaa Shehada | Directed by Joe Douglas

Dodging cultural and literal bullets, Israeli incursions and religion, Mark Thomas and his team set out to run a comedy club for two nights in the Palestinian city of Jenin. Only to find it’s not so simple to celebrate freedom of speech in a place with so little freedom.

Jenin refugee camp, home to Jenin Freedom Theatre and to people with a wealth of stories to tell. Mark tells this story alongside two of its actors and aspiring comics Faisal Abualheja and Alaa Shehada. A story about being yourself in a place that wants to put you in a box.

Venue: Exeter Phoenix Auditorium

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