Monsieur Ibrahim And The Flowers Of The Qur’an

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The cross-cultural story of an unlikely friendship. Read More >

Set in Paris in the 1960s, Monsieur Ibrahim And The Flowers Of The Qur’an tells the story of Moses, a 13-year-old Jewish boy living in the shadow of his repressive father. When he starts to steal from the wise old shopkeeper Monsieur Ibrahim, a Sufi Muslim, the two of them embark on a joyful cross-cultural friendship and a journey that will change their lives for ever…

Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt’s novella was originally written in French. It has been translated and adapted by Patrica Benecke and Patrick Driver. Benecke also directs.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 17/01/2006

Opening Night: 18/01/2006

Closing Night: 11/02/2006

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Cast & Creative


Ryan Sampson and Nadim Sawalha


Director - Patricia Benecke

Producer - The Bush / Dialogue Productions

Designer - Soutra Gilmour

Lighting Designer - John Harris

Sound - Nikola Kodjabashia

Author - Translated from the novella by Eric-Emmanuel Smith

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