‘You western-backed goats,
They forced us into slavery and killed millions.
Now they want us to accept the sinfulness of homos.
It shall not work.’
In 2014, Uganda passed an Anti-Homosexuality Act. This short, startling play looks at what lies behind it.
Caryl Churchill’s Pigs and Dogs premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 2016, in a production directed by Dominic Cooke.
‘[A] taut, short exploration of the relationship between language and politics, thought and action’
— The Stage
‘Sharp and stark… an interesting piece of theatre from a writer unafraid to experiment’
— The Reviews Hub
‘Poetic and resonant’
‘Spare, punchy… not a finger-wagging piece but an angry and sorrowful one’
‘A sharp vision of bigotry’
— Evening Standard