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Tri-Campus Arts: Hijack

Saturday 13 June, 7.30pm
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Theatre & Dance
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£4 concessions

IDrama Club, University of Nottingham in China


by Cheng Yi


Saturday 13 June, 7.30pm

Running time:  approximately 1 hour 45 minutes including a 20 minute interval

Performed in Mandarin with English Surtitles


It was a dull Tuesday afternoon at the bank, the staff doing their jobs like any other day.  Out of the blue the scene changes dramatically when a heist occurs, and armed robbers put everyone’s lives on the line.  Strangers are thrown together in a terrifying and absurd situation; and rage, sorrow and laughter bubble to the surface in a suffocatingly small space.  A black and surprising comedy in which the guilty exchange roles with the innocent, and nothing is quite what it first appears to be.


The performance will be followed by a post-show discussion chaired by Giles Croft, Artistic Director of Nottingham Playhouse.