Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

Review: The Freedom Theatre perform ‘The Siege’

Electronic Intifada, 2 June 2015 The setting for The Siege is the interior of the church itself, skilfully evoked with a specially-constructed set in which smoke, ornate hanging lamps, tiled … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

RIP Rabea

A few hours ago the Freedom Theatre in Jenin put out this short statement: The Freedom Theatre mourns the death of one of our graduated Acting School students, the brave … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Farewell 2011

2011 has been a year of considerable highs and lows on a personal front as well as on the world scale. We still, of course, don’t know where the Arab … Continue reading

December 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

Slightly more pleasant things

After that post about my most recent… well, not really a troll. More of a crypto-troll. But being subtle about it doesn’t make you any less of a malign timewaster. … Continue reading

November 29, 2011 · 1 Comment

New article: 'Palestine peace activists speak'

From Green Left Weekly, 4th September 2011 “People safely outside the situation sometimes ask ‘Why don’t more Palestinians use non-violent protest?’ says Michael Riordon is his concluding chapter to Our … Continue reading

September 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Juliano Mer-Khamis – R.I.P

Someone murdered Juliano Mer-Khamis the day before yesterday. I only knew him very slightly, but enough to know that he was an amazing man who exuded the most incredible vitality, … Continue reading

April 6, 2011 · 1 Comment