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Baghdad Wedding

Baghdad Wedding

Hassan Abdulrazzak

ISBN: 9781840027839

This startling and dark play by film maker Hassan Abdulrazzak, was the winner of the George Devine, Meyer-Whitworth (2008) and Pearson (2009) awards.

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'In Iraq, a wedding is not a wedding unless shots get fired. It's like in England where a wedding is not a wedding unless someone pukes or tries to fuck one of the brides' maids. That's just the way it goes.'Against a backdrop of London and war-torn Baghdad, three friends grapple with their sexual, cultural and political identity. This is a surprising first play from Iraqi writer Hassan Abdulrazzak.
Hassan Abdulrazzak

Hassan Abdulrazzak

Hassan Abdulrazzakis of Iraqi origin, born in Prague and living in London. Hassan’s first play Baghdad Wedding, was staged at Soho Theatre (London) in 2007 and Belvoir St Theatre (Sydney) in 2009. It was also broadcast on BBC radio 3 (2008). Hassan was awarded the 2008 George Devine and Meyer-Whitworth awards and the 2009 Pearson award. He was also awarded the Sara Sugarman bursary which ... view full profile

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