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There is a Field

Why you all looking at me like that? Eh? You never seen a real Muslim before? Is it cos I’m white?

Mark’s mother wants him to bury his father and it’s up to Saleh to find him and bring him home for a proper East End send off. Only Mark is no longer Mark, he’s Abdullah. There is a Field is a London story of faith, death and family strife reshaped by local crises and global events.

Synergy began working with Martin after his release from prison, commissioning There is a Field as his debut, full-length play.

Written by
Martin Askew
Directed by
Esther Baker
Set design by
Katy McPhee
Lighting design by
Tony Simpson
Sound design by
Sarah Weltman
Archie Backhouse, Sarah Finigan, Roseanna Frascona, Sam Frenchum, Fabrizio Santino
An archetypal story which exudes authenticity
Aleks Sierz
There is a Field is a great success
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Complex and compelling
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