Paines Plough and Tamasha have today announced the full UK tour dates for I Wanna Be Yours. A tender, funny, lyrical play about finding love and holding onto it with everything you’ve got, I Wanna Be Yours is the debut play from London Laureate and Roundhouse Poetry Slam Champion Zia Ahmed.
In partnership with Tamasha and directed by former Paines Plough trainee director Anna Himali Howard, the play will tour to Canada Water, Barking, Luton, Whitehaven, Liverpool, Lyme Regis, Ventnor, Brighton, Bracknell, St Albans, Havant, Peterborough, Canterbury, Bordon, Tunbridge Wells, Guildford, Bolton, Middlesbrough, Banbury, Bromsgrove, Derby, Beverley, Doncaster, Maidenhead, Norwich, Lincoln, Manchester, Preston, Washington, Selby, Halifax and Berwick-upon-Tweed.
Ella is from Yorkshire. Haseeb is from London. They order a pizza. House red for Ella. Hot chocolate for Haseeb.
“I think I’m falling in love with you.”
People and playlists. Christmas and Eid. Travelcards and Megabuses. London to Leeds.
Love is more than just a game for two. Especially when there’s an elephant in the room.
I Wanna Be Yours was developed with support from the Channel 4 Playwrights’ Scheme and full tour details can be found here.