Written by Ambreen Razia
Directed by Róisín McBrinn and Sophie Dillon Moniram
24 June 2022 – 6 August 2022

A Clean Break and Bush Theatre production
World Premiere

Written by Ambreen Razia
Directed by Róisín McBrinn and Sophie Dillon Moniram
Bush Theatre, London

Friday 24 June 2022 - Saturday 6 August 2022

Monday - Saturday at 7.30pm
Matinée performances Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2.30pm
Relaxed and sensory adapted performances, captioned performances, audio-described performances, a BSL interpreted performance and touch tours are available.

Press night: Thursday 30 June at 7pm


For content warnings, please see Bush Theatre's pre-show information.


24 June 2022 – 6 August 2022

‘There’s going to be some changes round here, sugar and TV allowed whenever you want’

Leila is happy living at home with Noor, her loving but traditional grandmother. When Aleena, her fiercely independent mother, returns home from prison determined to deliver a new world of fun and excitement, their calm lives are upended in a blur of nail varnish and sweet treats. Family secrets come tumbling into the light, and Leila finds deciding on her future more difficult than she first thought.

Favour is a touching and hopeful family drama that tackles duty, addiction and the battle of putting yourself back together. Writer of Diary of a Hounslow Girl Ambreen Razia’s remarkable new play, a new Bush Theatre and Clean Break co-commission, tells a strikingly frank story of a working-class Muslim family in a way you’ve never seen before on stage.

Cast and Creatives

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Liz Whitbread
Set and Costume Designer

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Dezh Zhelyazkova

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