For a Palestinian

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Fri 19th Nov, Sat 20th Nov at 7:15pm

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Presented by Bilal Hasna and Aaron Kilercioglu

‘How do you translate this feeling?’

Bilal has always been obsessed with love stories. In this one-person show, he tells you his favourite – the true story of Palestinian poet and translator Wa’el Zuaiter. Join Bilal as he ventures through the orange groves of Jaffa, the piazzas in Rome, and the shisha bars of Edgware Road, piecing together this untold story, and asking what it means to be a Palestinian in the West.


This performance contains references to historical and current events in Israel and Palestine, anti-Palestinianism, Islamophobia, racism, death, loud noises


The show contains references to current events in Israel and Palestine, including: the Six Day War, the Nakba, the forcible removal of tenants in Sheikh Jarrah, and the bombing of Gaza. It also contains reference to and description of death and killing, as well as loud noises, including gunshots and bomb sounds. It also contains sustained reference to anti-Palestinian racism, including verbal abuse.

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About the company

Bilal is a Palestinian and Punjabi actor, writer, and charity worker in North Camden. He has performed in theatres across the UK and Europe, and on screen for the BBC.  Aaron is a Turkish/Jewish theatre-maker currently working in London. He is a member of the Royal Court Young Agitators, an Emerging Writer at the London Library. He was recently shortlisted for the Theatre503 Int. Playwriting Award. 

Twitter: @bilalhasna_@aa_koglu | Instagram:@bil.hasna  | #[email protected]

Upcoming Performances

Fri 19 Nov, 2021
7:15 pm
Sat 20 Nov, 2021
7:15 pm