Chicken Soup With Barley

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About the Show Less...

Chicken Soup with Barley is a deeply moving portrait of the forces that drive us apart and the ties that bind us together. Read More >

For the Kahn family, the Promised Land is neither the Jerusalem of their forebears, nor the East End flat they live in now. They are part of a vibrant community whose dream of a better world is put to an exhilarating test in the anti-fascist riots of the 1930s.

Share in their lives across three decades, as a mother’s resilience contends with a father’s weakness and a family faces the challenges of history.


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 13/10/2005

Closing Night: 19/11/2005

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Cast & Creative


Director - Giles Croft

Producer - Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company

Lighting Designer - Richard G Jones

Sound - Adam McCready

Author - Arnold Wesker