A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain

Theatre (new writing, drama)

  • ROUNDABOUT @ Summerhall - ROUNDABOUT
  • Times vary. Click 'Dates, times and prices' to view the calendar
  • Aug 8, 10-13, 15, 17-20, 22, 24-27
  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Paines Plough, Rose Theatre Kingston, in association with Gate Theatre
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing themes
  • Accessibility:
    Captioning
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
Dates, Times and Prices

Description

We all live under the same sky. It’s just that, beneath that sky, there’s some arsehole saying 'don’t stand here, stand there and shut your mouth'. Elif shears sheep for a rich landowner. Every waking hour she spends queuing outside the palace, hoping the King will let her live within the city walls. She comes from a far-away land, searching for sanctuary. This is what we call a hostile environment. A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain from award-winning playwright Sami Ibrahim is a poetic fable of an impenetrable immigration system that mirrors our own.

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General venue access

  • Captioning
  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Wheelchair accessible (please contact the venue for more information)

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Captioned performances

  • Dates: 3 August, 4 August, 5 August, 6 August, 8 August, 10 August, 11 August, 12 August, 13 August, 15 August, 17 August, 18 August, 19 August, 20 August, 22 August, 24 August, 25 August, 26 August, 27 August
  • Type: Closed (Tablet)
  • Booking options: You can book independently online, or contact our access team to book your tickets and request any specific seating locations or if booking a unit is required.

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  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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