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Bush Theatre, London3.73 reviews
I Wanna Be Yours, Zia Ahmed's Debut play for 4 weeks only this Christmas

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Tickets for I Wanna Be Yours Zia Ahmed’s debut play available now!

I Wanna Be Yours is only playing for a limited time only this holiday season. This debut play by Zia Ahmed is tender and funny and a perfect way to spend time with those you’re close to this Christmas. Book I Wanna Be Yours tickets early to guarantee your seat to this incredible debut play. 

I Wanna Be Yours at the Bush Theatre

We move in opposite orbits. In the middle, we come together. We kiss.

Ella is a Northern Yorkshire lass. Haseeb is from London. They have a meal, pizza. A glass of the house wine for Ella, Haseeb just has hot chocolate. They are falling in love.

Two people, two places, two cultures. Christmas and Eid, Leeds and London, Travelcards and Megabuses. But love isn’t as simple as two people coming together, especially not when no one is talking about the elephant in the room. 

I Wanna Be Yours is a touching and humorous play about finding love and not letting go of it. This poetic debut play by Zia Ahmed is fully BSL integrated.

Poet and playwright Zia Ahmed

Zia Ahmed is from North West London and is a former Roundhouse Poetry Slam champion. He was the 2014/15 poet-in-residence for Cape Farewell where he explored the cultural response to climate change. He became a London Laureate after being shortlisted to be the Young Poet Laureate for London 2015/16. While he was the Paines Plough Channel 4 Playwright in Residence he was one of the writers commissioned for the London leg of Paine Plough’s Come To Where I’m From series. 

I Wanna Be Yours comes to London’s Bush Theatre following a 2-month national tour. This captivating play makes its brief stop in London for the Holidays. Tickets for Zia Ahmed’s I Wanna Be Yours are sure to be in high demand so book tickets early to guarantee the best seats at the very best prices. 


Additional Information

Age restriction

To be confirmed.

Running time

To be confirmed.

Performance dates

04 December 2019 - 18 January 2020

Content

This show includes themes of racism, Islamophobia and classism as well as strong language, references to death, violence, blood and alcohol/drugs. There is mention of child grooming and suicide, but these are not discussed or depicted. Haze is used.

Access

The entire show will be BSL integrated. There will be a Captioned Performance Tuesday 17 December at 7.45pm and an Audio Described Performance Saturday 11 Jan at 2.45pm.

Venue Information

Bush Theatre7 Uxbridge Road, London, W12 8LJ

Customer Reviews

3 reviews3.7

Vincenza Saunders5th January

We loved the three actors and the way they interacted with each other (the signing was great and added a lot.) Some huge themes covered in a short space of time, and just a very joyful experience. Thanks!

cecilia Keaveney12th December

A bit obsessive about 'difference' for me. The couple had a 'good thing going'... Perhaps the end should have seen them rise above the opinions of others - thereby creating a positive message as opposed to the current ending...

Susan Short10th December

Intimate venue/performance which made you feel almost part of the play. Well acted, easily understood with some relevent issues handled in a thought provoking way. Left feeling how others might perceive my actions which I wouldn't have thought about previously. Seating a bit uncomfortable but understandable in a community environment, very accessible from tube, nice lively bar area. Well done.