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Evenings: 7.30pm
Matinees: 28 & 29 Mar 1.30pm
Other Information: FREE post-show Q&A after the evening performance on 29 Mar

Friends Performance:
31 Mar 7.30pm
Tickets: £12.50 - £35

£12.50 Nights:
27 Mar & mid-week matinees - all tickets £12.50
Ages: 14+
Running time: 2hrs 30 mins (including interval)

The play of the year? Quite possibly.

Daily Telegraph (on 2010 production)


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Nominated for an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre.

Following its world premiere and sell-out runs at the Lyric
Hammersmith and Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, last year Mogadishu returns to mark the end of its UK tour.

Set in an inner-city school, the play follows the story of a well-intentioned white teacher, who finds herself the victim when
caught up in a school yard fight. While trying to protect a black
student from exclusion, the tables are turned as he convinces
his friends to spin a story of lies accusing her of racial assault.

Winner of the George Devine Award, Bruntwood Playwriting
Competition and nominated for Best New Play at the Theatre
Awards UK and Most Promising Playwright at the Evening
Standard Awards 2011.
 

Schools’ Packages – 28 & 29 March at 1.30pm

Covering themes supporting the delivery of curriculum areas KS4 and above in English, Drama, Theatre Studies and Citizenship, Mogadishu explores the real life issues faced in classrooms today.

Mogadishu schools’ packages enable students to see and engage with the production and meet with the cast and creative team, all included in the price of a ticket.

£12.50 ticket to the performance includes:
• Question and answer session with cast members
• Interactive workshop
• Free schools’ programme with production insights for every student
• Teachers go free

To book your school call 0871 22 117 29 or email schools@lyric.co.uk with your preferred date and group number.

Please note that Mogadishu is not suitable for those under 14 as it contains strong language and scenes of violence. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.