Hannah Khalil’s play will run for five weeks at Kilburn's Kiln Theatre.

Our new play A Museum in Baghdad will transfer to London after finishing its run in Stratford-upon-Avon next year. 

Exploring the meaning of culture and nationhood, Hannah Khalil’s play follows two women decades apart, both trying to bring unity to a fractured country through a museum and its treasures. It opens this week in the Swan Theatre with Emma Fielding as the museum's founder, Gertrude Bell, and Rendah Heywood as Ghalia Hussein, the woman attempting to reopen the museum despite the looting during the war. Details of the London cast will be announced soon. 

A Museum in Baghdad runs in the Swan Theatre from 11 October 2019 – 25 January 2020 and will transfer to the Kiln Theatre in London from 22 April – 23 May 2020. Priority booking is now available.

Priority Booking is also available from today for Kunene and the King at the Ambassadors Theatre, London.

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A Museum in Baghdad in rehearsal.
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