Written by Atiha Sen Gupta
Director Sarah Brigham
Set and Costume Design Charlotte Henery
Lighting Design Ele Munn
Sound Design James Bennett

Associate Producer Rafia Hussain

Derby Theatre presents in association with Tamasha Theatre Company. An IGNITE production with support from Arts Council England under the Sustained Theatre Programme.




What Fatima Did... 

by Atiha Sen Gupta 

Fatima Merchant is feisty and strong-willed. At 17, she drinks, smokes and parties. On the eve of her 18th birthday, without word or warning or explanation, she adopts the hijab. Suddenly, to her friends and family she is no longer the Fatima they thought they knew.

What Fatima Did... is a funny and thought-provoking exploration of attitudes to identity, freedom and multiculturalism in contemporary Britain.

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Dates: Wednesday 27 February - Saturday 2 March
Venue: Derby Theatre, 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF

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