Becoming Mohammed, in its story of a young white man’s conversion to Islam and the subsequent familial negotiations of his journey, not only adds to the diversity on the London fringe but reframes the stigma against white, western Christians converting to Islam, and the inherently peaceful nature of the religion.
BECOMING MOHAMMED – Pleasance Theatre
Blood is thicker than water; family comes first. The idea that a relative takes precedence over friends or partners seems archaic and old school, yet it still holds fast today. But what if siblings grow apart or move to separate countries, can they still be expected to be an integral part of each other’s lives?