Part of The Last Word Festival, celebrating fearless storytelling.

LOL, InshaAllah takes a look at the complexities and contradictions, yet also the ease and joviality which come with being a brown Muslim woman who is forthright about her faith in Britain today.

Based in Suhaiymah’s own experiences the performance provokes, unsettles and asks us to break binaries of moderate/radical, extreme/liberal, oppressed/oppressor and explore the potential of our humanity.

Where I’m from, hardly anyone is exposed to the arts. There’s a load of talent but no guidance. Roundhouse changed my life.

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