EXTREME PREVENTION GOES GLOBAL; Limmud, Muslim Institute and The Tricycle.
After a successful tour in May, MUJU, the Muslim-Jewish collective, return to London with an updated and extended production of their sharply satirical comedy sketch show, Extreme Prevention. The show is set against the backdrop of the last government’s ‘preventing extremism’ agenda that included radio campaigns warning us ‘if you suspect it, report it’, to school teachers being trained to identify ‘extremist children’. With new additional content reflecting recent developments at home and abroad, Extreme Prevention Goes Global is one education not to be missed.
‘fresh, clever and highly observant’ Spoonfed
‘humour, washed with intellect’ Emel Magazine
‘Fortunately, MUJU has recognised the need to build trust between the Muslim and Jewish communities of London.’ The Guardian
Both nights will also include live performances from Imran Yusuf – Edinburgh Festival Best Newcomer Nominee 2010 and Joe Bor – ‘Terrific’ Time Out.
Tricycle Theatre Sun 7th Nov & Sun 14th Nov, 6pm.
Box Office 020 7328 1000
269 Kilburn High Road, London NW6 7JR
Ticket price: £8 / (£5 concessions)
Press tickets contact Yasmeen Khan on firstname.lastname@example.org
JULY 15th: PERFORMANCE AT BRIT WRITERS’ AWARDS 2010
MUJU performed a brand new comedy sketch at this year’s Brit Writers’ Awards (BWA). The BWA aims to encourage unpublished writers. A black-tie gala awards ceremony took place on the evening of Thursday 15 July 2010 at the IndigO2 (part of The O2) in London and was attended by representatives from major publishing houses, plus celebrities and international media representatives.
In May 2010, the MUJU Crew embarked on their first ever tour, spanning London & Brighton, with a double bill of entertainment.
In ‘Extreme Prevention’, MUJU performed comedy sketches set against the backdrop of the government’s ‘Preventing Extremism’ strategy. Sketches included a reformed extremist desperate to educate the Muslim community on how not to be a fundamentalist, as well as, a doctor using ultrasound scans to search for extremists in the womb!
MUJU also performed ‘Walls’, a moving drama about two British teenage friends, one Muslim and one Jewish, whose relationship is turned upside down when the Jewish boy’s family move to Israel. A play written for MUJU by Alia Bano, winner of the Most Promising Playwright Award, Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2009.
FEBRUARY 25TH: MUJU HOST CHARITY SCREENING OF THE INFIDEL
MUJU hosted a special charity screening, on Thursday 25th February at Notting Hill Coronet cinema, in partnership with Emerald Network. The screening was followed by a Q&A with some special guests, including David Baddiel, giving us the chance to discuss issues raised in the film as well as providing our feedback. All profits from the evening were donated to Haiti.