Fisayo Akinade, Sharon D Clarke and Alex Hassell have been cast in Caryl Churchill’s new play Pigs and Dogs. Rehearsals start on Monday 11 July 2016. Pigs and Dogs runs from Wednesday 20 July 2016 to Saturday 30 July 2016 in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs.
Former Royal Court Artistic Director Dominic Cooke directs Caryl Churchill’s second production at the Royal Court this year. With Lighting Design by Jack Williams and Sound
Design by David McSeveney. The play will run before evening performances of Unreachable in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs.
“You western backed goats,
They forced us into slavery and killed millions.
Now they want us to accept the sinfulness of homos.
It shall not work.”
In 2014 Uganda passed an Anti-Homosexuality Act.
This short, startling play looks at what lies behind it.
Pigs and Dogs is substantially based on material from Boy-Wives and Female Husbands by Stephen O Murray and Will Roscoe.
Approx. running time: 10mins.