© Zbigniew Kotkiewicz

Inspired by photographs by photojournalist Bradley Secker, Elegy is a love letter to the victims of homophobic murders that regularly take place in 'liberated' Iraq. Told from the viewpoint of one who got away, his is a moving and extraordinary story of love, loss and exile: a journey through a no-man's land of empty train stations, border crossings and bomb-blasted towns.

Following runs in London and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Douglas Rintoul (well known to Luxembourg audiences following his productions at the Théâtre des Capucins) and his company bring their critically acclaimed solo piece to Luxembourg.





★★★★ "Elegy is a stunning piece of theatre. Elegy does what theatre at its best can do, make great events personal. Go see it.” MARIE COLVIN, SUNDAY TIMES

★★★★ "Moving story of a flight from persecution...vivid storytelling with its clever interweaving of narrative strands...powerful production." THE LIST

★★★★ “Beautiful writing…quietly shocking” THE TELEGRAPH


Conceived & Directed by
Douglas Rintoul
Performed by
Sam Phillips
Music Composed by
Raymond Yiu
Lighting by
Dani Bish
Sound by
Helen Atkinson
Presented by
Transport/a summerday
Originally supported by
National Theatre Studio
Saturday 15 June 2013
20:00 | Banannefabrik