Great ‘As Is’: A Review of SOAS Drama Society’s Winter Performance

Katherine Suzette Vizcaino, MSc Violence Conflict & Development “Rich is so terrified of the path to his death that he is constantly trying to push everyone away, while simultaneously being terrified of being alone.” The play ‘As Is’, written by William M. Hoffman, gives a view into the explosion of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the […]

Student Led ‘Tales of 1947’ Casts Light on Partition and Diaspora

Ella Linskens, BA Arabic and Mel Plant, BA Arabic and Turkish On the 5th of December, the preview performance of a student led multilingual play, ‘Tales of 1947’ was performed at SOAS. This play is based on Saadat Hasan Manto’s ‘Toba Tek Singh’, ‘A Tale of 1947’, other accounts of the partition of British-colonised India, […]