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Sat 19 Oct - Sat 19 Oct

Alex And Eliza

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2 Performances

Times
7:45pm

Running Time 1 hour 15 mins

Venue The Studio, York Theatre Royal

Matinee(s)2:00pm Sat

Price From £10.00

Alex And Eliza

Sat 19 Oct - Sat 19 Oct

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Dates

Sat 19 Oct - Sat 19 Oct

Times

7:45pm

Matinee(s)

2:00pm Sat

Running Time

1 hour 15 mins

Venue

The Studio, York Theatre Royal

Price

From £10.00

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Alex and Eliza

As a girl she lived through the death and destruction of the 1947 partition between India and Pakistan, but now Zubair’s grandmother is like everyone else’s grandmother. Old and wrinkly, slow in speech and speed. The separation, isolation and loss of that time are a distant memory. Now she makes her own olive oil and mango pickle and butter. Sits in the afternoon sun brushing her grandchildren’s hair. Knits sweaters for the winter and makes cakes.

She had lived in the same house on the same street for 40 years of her life. Nothing out of the ordinary. Until she gets on a plane to visit Zubair seven seas afar.

Rich in history, characters and featuring live music, Alex and Eliza tells the story of a young couple in love, fleeing their country and their lives for love and freedom.

Credits

Produced by

ARC Stockton

Written and Directed by

Umar Butt