13 August 2013: Bitterenders wins Bulbul 2013

Hannah Khalil's short play, set in Jerusalem, has been selected as one of the three winning plays in this year's Bulbul competition run by Sandpit Arts. It will be performed at the Nightingale Theatre, Brighton Autumn 2013.


May 2013: The Worst Cook in the West Bank to be performed in London

Plan D writer Hannah Khalil's monologue will be performed on the London Fringe later this year as part of Swivel Theatre's Waiting for Summer.


24 Sept 2012: The Deportation Room broadcasts on Radio 4

Hannah Khalil's first radio play, about the treatment of Gazans at Cairo airport, has aired on BBC Radio 4, produced by Mary Peate.


2 August 2011: Plan D short-listed for the Meyer Whitworth Plan D has been short-listed for the prestigious Meyer Whitworth new writing award. The play is one of seven finalists and the winner will be announced at a ceremony at the National Theatre in London in October 2011.


7 March 2011: Arts Canteen launches with Hijaz concert
New London-based venture Arts Canteen which explores artistic relationships between the Middle East and Mediterranean regions launches with a concert by fantastic group Hijaz at the Union Chapel on 28 May 2011, for full details visit the Arts Canteen website.


13 August 2010: Reading of Scenes From 62 Years

Hannah Khalil's new play, Scenes From 62 Years will recieve a staged reading at the Qattan Foundation's Mosiac Rooms on 1 September, 6.30pm directed by Plan D director Chris White. If you would like to attend RSVP to


20 July 2010: Hannah Khalil's new Play

Plan D writer Hannah Khalil has just finished her new play about Palestine entitled Scenes From 62 Years. A staged reading is planned in London for early September. Full details will be annouced here as soon as confirmed.


14 May 2010: Blogger remembers Plan D

Read a blog posting - 62 Years Memories From My Village - about the production of Plan D and the conversations it sparked in one Palestinian family.


22 March 2010: Palestinian Film Festival Ghent

Playwright Hannah Khalil and director Chris White attended and participated in the inaugural Palestinian Film Festival in Ghent, Belguim organised by peace charity Vrede and theatre company Victoria Deluxe.


19 February 2010: Plan D in Al Quds Al Arabi

Read about Plan D in Arabic in Al Quds Al Arabi


10 February 2010: Plan D is Sold Out

The Tristan Bates Theatre today announced that all final performances of Plan D are now sold out - anyone interested in coming may come and queue for returns on the night.


2 February 2010: Plan D Reviews in The Guardian

Read Michael Billington's Review of  Plan D In The Guardian.


22 January 2010: Plan D featured on BBC London Radio

Listen to playwright Hannah Khalil and actor Leonard Fenton on BBC London's Late Show - starts at 43 minutes (available until Thursday 28 January) .


21 January 2010: First Night Postponed

Plan D will now be opening on Tuesday 26 January and not on Monday as previously announced. This is due to technical reasons but we're looking forward to welcoming audiences from Tuesday onwards.


13 January 2010: Evening Standard Article

The Evening Standard reports

East To West Ender: Dr Legg actor, 84, to Star in New Exodus Play.


29 December 2009: Full Cast Announced

Director Chris White announces the cast for Plan D, they will be (in alphabetical order): George Couyas, Houda Echouafni, Leonard Fenton, Amira Ghazalla, Kamal Kaan, Loukia Pierides and Richard Sumitro. Rehearsals will start on Monday 4 January.


6 December 2009:  Plan D Blog Launches

Playwright Hannah Khalil launches the Plan D blog which will detail all the backstage action while mouting the play:


2 December 2009:  Eyal Sivan To Screen Film Archive

Israeli Film-maker Eyal Sivan whose 'archive in process' inspired the writing of Plan D is due to screen his archive Fragments Of A Common Archive (working title) on Tuesday 9 February after the performance of Plan D, all audience members who come to that performance will be able to watch the film for free.


 27 November 2009:  Stand Up For Plan D Raises £500

The Plan D fundraising event in London on 26 November starring Perrier Award-nominated comedians Toulson and Harvey raised £500, the creative team would like to thank everyone who came along to support the event.



































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