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Momentum Festival 2007

THIS PERFORMANCE TOOK PLACE IN 2007 DOUBLE BILL The Execution of Damiens by Declan Keen Directed by Adel Al-Salloum and Sarah François Eighteenth Century Paris. Damiens stands accused of attempting to assassinate the King and the authorities are keen to take their pound of flesh. Whilst the King has escaped with only a scratch, Damiens is subjected to the Five Point torture plan. A blackly comic piece with contemporary resonance. Three Short Plays from Africa by Maïssa Bey, Moussa Diagana and Rodrigue Norman Directed by Karena Johnson Plays reflecting on love and loss, friendship and leaving and returning to face the past. ABOUT MOMENTUM FESTIVAL... Grab a hot seat and join us in discovering some of the hottest new theatre writing talent from both home and abroad. This is a chance for you to get close to the action and be part of the creative process of bringing a script to the stage. Five days. Thirteen writers. Twelve plays. Ten workshops. For more information go to www.theatrewritingpartnership.org.uk