Welcome To Iran

Welcome To Iran

Details

Ava is a twenty-something Londoner.  Following the death of her estranged father, she journeys to Iran in search of his past and her extended family.

Exploring the rich culture and thriving art scene of this oft misunderstood country, Ava is swept into a world of raves, raids and illicit love, all whilst negotiating family politics, Tehran traffic and the morality police.

Based on real-life testimonials, this new play by Nadia Fall (Home, Dara) offers a tender and witty snapshot of modern life in Iran.

A Theatre Royal Stratford East and National Theatre co-production
Photo Credit: Donya Joshani

Supported by Cockayne – Grants for the Arts and the London Community Foundation.


Booking Enquiries
Our online booking system does not allow customers to leave isolated seats. We do this in order to prevent gaps in the auditorium.

Currently seats are on sale from Row B in the stalls backwards, and it is possible that Row A will go on sale at a later date, so please be aware that purchasing seats in Row B does not guarantee that you will be in the front row. For some shows the boxes might have a slightly restricted view. Seats marked with an ‘i’ indicate a restricted view.

If you have any booking enquiries then please do not hesitate to speak to our Box Office team on 020 8534 0310.

Our ticket prices increase as the theatre fills. We always recommend booking early to secure the best seats at the best price.

Show Info

Previews: Sat 18 - Thu 23 Apr 2020 (what is a preview?)
Runtime: TBC
Age Guidance: TBC (see Content Advisory Notes)
Concessions available for under 26s. Click here for details about companion/carer tickets.


Access performances: 
Relaxed Performance - Wed 29 Apr, 7.30pm (what's this?)
BSL Performance - Thu 07 May, 7.30pm
Captioned Performance - Fri 08 May, 7.30pm
Audio Described Performance - Sat 09 May, 2.30pm


Neighbours' Night - Mon 27 Apr (what's this?)
UNO Night - Tue 23 Apr (what's this?)


Post-show Talk (free to ticketholders)
Mon 27 Apr with Nadia Fall

Dates, Times & Tickets
  • Sat 18 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £30.00 Preview
  • Mon 20 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £30.00 Preview
  • Tue 21 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £30.00 Preview
  • Wed 22 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £30.00 Preview
  • Thu 23 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £30.00 UNO Night and Preview
  • Fri 24 Apr 2020 7:00 PM £10.00 - £35.00
  • Sat 25 Apr 2020 2:30 PM £10.00 - £35.00
  • Sat 25 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £35.00
  • Mon 27 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £35.00 Neighbours' Night and post-show talk
  • Tue 28 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £35.00
  • Sat 18 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £30.00 Preview
  • Mon 20 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £30.00 Preview
  • Tue 21 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £30.00 Preview
  • Wed 22 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £30.00 Preview
  • Thu 23 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £30.00 UNO Night and Preview
  • Fri 24 Apr 2020 7:00 PM £10.00 - £35.00
  • Sat 25 Apr 2020 2:30 PM £10.00 - £35.00
  • Sat 25 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £35.00
  • Mon 27 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £35.00 Neighbours' Night and post-show talk
  • Tue 28 Apr 2020 7:30 PM £10.00 - £35.00
Cast and Creative

Written and Directed by Nadia Fall

Nadia Fall
Nadia Fall trained at Goldsmiths College (MA Directing) and on the NT Studio's Directors programme. Nadia directed The Village as her first show as Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East and the current production, King Hedley II. She will direct Three Sisters at the National in Autumn 2019. Her other directing credits include The SuicideOur Country’s GoodDaraChewing Gum DreamsHomeHymnThe Doctor's Dilemma (National Theatre); HirDisgraced (Bush Theatre); R and D (Hampstead Theatre); Way Upstream (Chichester Festival Theatre); Hobson's Choice (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); How Was It For You? (Unicorn Theatre); Sticks & Stones (Polka Theatre); The Maids (Lyric Hammersmith); Miss Julie (Croydon Warehouse Theatre) and Wild Turkey (Site Specific). As Associate Director, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Gielgud Theatre), Collaborators and The Habit of Art (National Theatre), and as Staff Director, Rocket to the MoonReally Old, Like Forty FivePhèdre and Much Ado About Nothing (National Theatre). Fall has directed at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, the Unicorn Theatre and led participation initiatives with partners such as the Young Vic, Clean Break, Soho Theatre and the Royal Court. She is also an acting coach, supporting professional actors for film and stage.

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