She is a young woman in a yellow dress.
She has been shot by the police.
As a video goes viral, a revolution begins to stir.
Ali and Leyla are panicking – they uploaded the footage and now the authorities are after them. Across town, Yasmin is desperate to know if her missing mother is still alive. Halfway around the world, a woman in London wants to help. As a tornado of dissent and violence spreads, everyone’s life is going to change.
Elinor Cook won the 2013 George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright. This world premiere of her new play takes a startlingly theatrical look at what happens when it all kicks off.
Christopher Haydon Directs.
"Directed with an adrenalin rush of raw energy"
What's on Stage
"Elinor Cook’s bold play explodes into the intimate space of the Gate Theatre, defiling everything and everyone in its wake"
"Angry, intellegent and savagely funny"
Running time: 1hr 30 Min (approx.)
Please note, this production contains strobe lighting.
The Gate produces plays that examine the political, social and cultural issues in the world around us, and so our work often contains adult content. If you have questions about any of our shows, and their suitability for younger audiences, please contact our Box Office, on 0207 229 0706. We'll be more than happy to answer your questions to help you to decide which productions are appropriate for you.