Arab Nights: tales of revolution and hope

13th November 2012



The co-artistic director of Metta Theatre tells Sophie Reynolds about Arab Nights (Soho Theatre), the company’s new production which brings together six new plays inspired by recent events in the Middle East and North Africa, within the framework of The Arabian Nights. Recorded at Metta Theatre, 12 November 2012.

Our Iranian writer, who’s writing anonymously, can’t leave Iran – so I’ve never met him and I may never meet him. We’ve spoken on the phone and we’ve had lots of late night emails, and strangely we’ve managed to forge quite a deep connection through all these social media, without ever meeting…