two Palestinians go dogging (London)
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two Palestinians go dogging (London)
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two Palestinians go dogging (London) London Reviews and Tickets

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Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing

About the Show

Award-winning playwright Sami Ibrahim's comedy about a couple's sexual adventures in Palestine. 

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Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you’re interested in the Israel/Palestine issue. If you love original writing and directing and superb young new actors.Love The Royal Court

Don't see it if Are not interested in original theatre

Critic Reviews (6)

Time Out London
May 23rd, 2022

If it lost an hour and either ditched the absurdist humour or embraced it more wholeheartedly I think you might have something really great ... ‘Two Palestinians Go Dogging’ feels like a lengthy brainstorming session on how to write a great original play about Palestine, rather than a great original play about Palestine.
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The London Evening Standard
May 23rd, 2022

The show is a mess and a bore but it has also lodged in my brain like a nagging earworm. Much of the acting is of a very high standard. This is one for those whose idea of a stimulating night out is to be aggressively and repeatedly challenged.
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The Stage (UK)
May 23rd, 2022

Sami Ibrahim’s unrestrained and unwieldy script ... is cluttered with compelling yet underdeveloped threads. Director Omar Elerian injects heaps of energy into the ponderously slow-moving story. An effective, uncluttered set by Rajha Shakiry leaves them plenty of space to work with.
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What's On Stage (UK)
May 23rd, 2022

Sami Ibrahim's new show offers an original metaphor for Middle Eastern politics – making an ironic statement at the outset that there will, of course, be no jokes involved.
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The Times (UK)
May 23rd, 2022

Given the contentious subject matter, it seems fitting that Omar Elerian’s production is a tumble of contradictions: sprawling yet intimate, digressive yet focused and, in terms of its tone, both acerbic and earnest. Despite the bagginess and didacticism there is still plenty to value here.
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The Telegraph (UK)
May 22nd, 2022

Omran’s firebrand lead performance is something to behold. Sometimes, the whole thing risks being a little too smart for its own good, with the writing almost distracted by its own meta-commentary. But the play remains ... extremely entertaining and timely.
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