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Mark Thomas - Showtime from the Frontline

Picture of Mark Thomas comedy show
  • Date: 5th April 2018
  • Location: Gulbenkian Theatre University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NB
  • Time: 19:30 - 21:20
  • Cost: £15 to £20

Dodging cultural and literal bullets, Israeli incursions and religion, Mark Thomas and his team set out to run a comedy club for two nights in the Palestinian city of Jenin.

Only to find it’s not so simple to celebrate freedom of speech in a place with so little freedom.

Jenin refugee camp, home to Jenin Freedom Theatre and to people with a wealth of stories to tell. Mark tells this story alongside two of its actors and aspiring comics Faisal Abualheja and Alaa Shehada. A story about being yourself in a place that wants to put you in a box.

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