War, bicycles and the withdrawal method.


A love story between a man and a woman, East and West, about the mundane and the monumental, the dust behind the bed and the Iranian baby boom.


A love story revealing tales about past girlfriends, marriages, Islamic law and Brigitte Bardot - as the man and his absent wife negotiate the very domestic battle over who does the washing up.


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Writer, Mehrdad Seyf and visual artist Chris Dobrowolski reinterpret the physical functions of everyday household appliances and the power games of equality.


Writer/Director: Mehrdad Seyf

Producer: Claire Summerfield

Co Devisors/Performers: Chris. Dugrenier, Betsabeth Emran, Sara Zaltash and Nicki Hobday

Visual Artist: Chris Dobrowolski

Production Manager/Lighting Design/Composition: Greg Mickelborough

Costume: Lydia Hardiman

Historical Consultant: Dr Lucy Delap



Commissioned by and developed at The Bush Theatre.
Supported by Cambridge Junction and using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Domestic labour:
a study in love