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Casting has been announced for  Caryl Churchill’s new short play Pigs and Dogs due this month at Royal Court Theatre ...

Fisayo Akinade, Sharon D Clarke and Alex Hassell have been cast in the new short play Pigs and Dogs. Former Royal Court Artistic Director Dominic Cooke directs Caryl Churchill’s second production at the Royal Court this year, with Lighting Design by Jack Williams and Sound Design by David McSeveney.

“You western backed goats,
They forced us into slavery and killed millions.
Now they want us to accept the sinfulness of homos.
It shall not work.”

In 2014 Uganda passed an Anti-Homosexuality Act. This short, startling play, Pigs and Dogs, is substantially based on material from Boy-Wives and Female Husbands by Stephen O Murray and Will Roscoe and sets out to look at what lies behind that Act.

Pigs and Dogs runs from Wednesday 20 July 2016 to Saturday 30 July 2016 in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs.

Approx. running time: 10mins (pre-show before Unreachable)
Monday – Saturday 6.30pm, Age Guidance 14+, Contains strong language
Standard Tickets £5

For more information or to book please see the Royal Court Website.

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