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The Orchard of Lost Souls


The Orchard of Lost Souls

Fio is currently adapting the novel by the Somali-British author Nadifa Mohamed (A Granta Best Young British Novelist), ‘The Orchard of Lost Souls’ tells the story of the civil war breaking out in Somalia through the eyes of three women: a nine-year-old orphan, a widower and a female soldier.

The Novel has been described as ‘Compelling’ Daily Telegraph and 'A complex history [that] is often deftly sketched’ - The Guardian 

Directed by Abdul Shayek (Artistic Director of Fio and previous associate at National Theatre Wales) & Script written by Ayseha Antoine

The Orchard of Lost Souls R&D sharings: 

2nd August 2017 - The Yard - London

17TH November 2017 - Royal Exchange Theatre (Swan Street)- Manchester

22nd June 2018 - Sherman Theatre - cARDIFF