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CHOLERA STREET returns to direct Arcola Ala Turka in Hackney

Adapted from Metin Kaçan‘s bestselling novel and subsequent film, considered by many to be one of the most important in Turkish cinema, Ağır Roman is a thrilling drama and a heart-stopping tragedy set in the underworld of Istanbul.. In the wild and lawless slums of old Istanbul live the residents of Cholera Street. Who knew the well loved mechanic Salih, son of a respectable barber, could land himself in so much trouble?

AVRUPA TIMES/LONDON-In the wild and lawless slums of old Istanbul live the residents of Cholera Street. Who knew the well loved mechanic Salih, son of a respectable barber, could land himself in so much trouble?Adapted from Metin Kaçan‘s bestselling novel and subsequent film (considered by many to be one of the most important in Turkish cinema), Ağır Roman is a thrilling drama and a heart-stopping tragedy set in the underworld of Istanbul. Following her acclaimed productions of Mahmud İle Yezida, Pelléas et Mélisande and Werther, Aylin Bozok returns to direct Arcola Ala-Turka, one of the UK’s leading Turkish-language performance collectives.

 

CHOLERA STREET / AĞIR ROMAN

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26/01/2017–28/01/2017

 

Performed in Turkish with English surtitles.

 

 

 

“There are many reasons we should care [about the Gezi Park Protests], but Arcola Ala-Turka, powerfully provide many more. ”

—Loving Dalston on Say Your Name / Adini Söyle

“Ala-Turka are a powerful voice for change”

—The Middle East Magazine

 

 

Cast

Ezgi Bakiskan

Senay Balta

Özgür Boz

Ada Burke

Görkem Cinar

Serpil Delice

Yekbun Delice

Sükrü Demir

Yilmaz Eser Durmus

Orhan Kanalp

Riza Keskin

Bekir Kuscu

Büke Soyusinmez

Arzu Kartal Stone

Apo Tercanli

Tugba Tirpan

Dilek Yorulmaz

Soroosh Zaree


Text

Based on the novel by Metin Kacan

 

Direction

Aylin Bozok

 

Designer

Aylin Bozok

Assistant Director

Buke Soyusinmez

Publicity Photography and Styling

Veronique et Charlotte

Publicity Makeup

Talia Jordan

 

A production by Arcola Ala-Turka.

TICKETS

 

Standard £10

Concession £8

Tickets are £10 or less with Arcola Passport.

 

Thursday- Saturday at 8pm

Saturday matinee at 3.30pm

 

Running time: 120 minutes approximately (including interval).

 

THIS PRODUCTION CONTAINS:

 

Strong language

Violence

Scenes of a sexual nature

Drug use

Haze

Loud noises

SUITABLE FOR 18+

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