Meet playwright Hassan Abdulrazzak | 24 February

Hassan Abdulrazzak won the Arab British Centre Award for Culture 2013.


Hassan Abdulrazzak is of Iraqi origin, born in Prague and living in London. Hassan’s first play Baghdad Wedding, was staged at Soho Theatre (London) in 2007 and Belvoir St Theatre (Sydney) in 2009. It was also broadcast on BBC radio 3 (2008). Hassan was awarded the 2008 George Devine and Meyer-Whitworth awards and the 2009 Pearson award. He was also awarded the Sara Sugarman bursary, which financed a year long attachment at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) under the tutelage of Lloyd Trott (RADA’s dramaturg).

Hassan’s latest play The Prophet played at The Gate Theatre, London in the summer of 2012, directed by Christopher Haydon and based on extensive interviews in Cairo with revolutionaries and soldiers, journalists and cab drivers.

Hassan Abdulrazzak at the CERN Library on Monday 24 February at 5 p.m. Coffee will be served at 4.30 p.m.

par CERN Library