No Guts, No Heart, No Glory is a site-specific performance event staged in a boxing gym, based on interviews with Muslim Female Boxers. With electronic sound and cinematic lighting, No Guts, No Heart, No Glory explores being young, fearless and doing the unexpected. It won a Scotsman Fringe First Award at Edinburgh Festival 2014 and was short-listed for the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Awards 2014. The play text is now available to buy from Oberon here: oberonbooks.com/no-guts
"Full of sweaty, sweary joy at the sheer possibilities of life" ****
"Powerful and triumphant … a celebration of the human will that transcends religion and gender"
**** The Independent
"A theatrical experience to remember; raw, heartfelt, blazing with energy and sometimes absolutely beautiful"
**** The Scotsman
"An irresistible thing about muscle, guts and the determination to stand up for who you are in an increasingly mad world"
"One of the most important pieces of theatre I’ve seen for some time"
***** Yorkshire Post
Co-produced by Contact. Commissioned by Contact and Theatre in the Mill. Funded by Arts Council England, Scottish Government, Neighbourhood Partnership (Portobello and Craigmillar), Foundation Scotland, Theatre in the Mill, Bradford Council and Contact.