• Friday, September 30, 2022

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Ready or Not play explores climate of distrust towards Muslims

By: Eastern Eye Staff

LISTENING to the onslaught of headlines about Muslims in the news took its toll on writer Naylah Ahmed, but it also stimulated her creative juices and provided the inspiration behind her latest play. The Birmingham based playwright explained that Ready or Not delves into important issues because it is trying to respond to what has been happening in the world politically since the September 11 attack. Ahmed told Eastern Eye she became overwhelmed with the portrayal of Muslims during the “war on terror” coverage, and she was keen to put forward a counter-narrative exploring the impact of world events. “This…

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