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A Museum in Baghdad

A STORY OF TREASURED HISTORY, DESPERATE CHOICES AND THE REMARKABLE GERTRUDE BELL

In 1926, the nation of Iraq is in its infancy, and British archaeologist Gertrude Bell is founding a museum in Baghdad. In 2006, Ghalia Hussein is attempting to reopen the museum after looting during the war.

Decades apart, these two women share the same goals: to create a fresh sense of unity and nationhood, to make the world anew through the museum and its treasures. But in such unstable times, questions remain. Who is the museum for? Whose culture are we preserving? And why does it matter when people are dying?


Schedule

Date Time
Wednesday 18th December1.30pm
Wednesday 18th December7.30pm
Thursday 19th December7.30pm
Friday 20th December7.30pm
Friday 27th December7.30pm
Saturday 28th December1.30pm
Friday 3rd January7.30pm
Saturday 4th January1.30pm
Wednesday 8th January7.30pm
Thursday 9th January7.30pm
Saturday 11th January7.30pm
Monday 13th January7.30pm
Tuesday 14th January7.30pm
Wednesday 15th January1.30pm
Saturday 18th January7.30pm

Contact information and location

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Royal Shakespeare Company & Theatres, Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon,

Tel: 01789 331111

Website: https://www.rsc.org.uk/a-museum-in-baghdad/

Contact Information

Tel: 01789 331111

Prices

£14.00 - £48.50

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