The Society of British Theatre Designers

The Value of Design

Alice Hoult

Alhan

Alhan
  • Production: Return
  • Company: 3Fates
  • Venue: The Yard Theatre
  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Dina Mousawi and 3Fates company
  • Directed by: Poonam Brah
  • Lighting Design by: Jules Deering
  • Projection Design by: Eva Auster
  • Costume Design by: Alice Hoult
  • Set designed by: Alice Hoult
  • Photography by: Elliott Franks
  • Design © Alice Hoult
  • Image © 3Fates
A girl with a camera returns home to a war zone. British/Iraqi Dina Mousawi brings her experience of her journey from Bradford to Baghdad to the stage to reveal radically different perspectives on a conflict that has dominated our headlines for the last 10 years. Exploring the role of women in war and in rebuilding a nation, pushing the boundaries of political, visceral theatre: RETURN is a personal response about the female experience of war and occupation. Written collaboratively by a fearless creative team, this innovative show is a collision of compelling poetic images and verbatim text from filmed interviews, emails, video diaries and Facebook entries. Performers interact with video projection and a designer working live on stage to create this provocative theatrical event.