Pigs and Dogs

Pigs and Dogs

Pigs and Dogs

Pigs and Dogs


"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 is substantially based on material from Boy Wives and Female Husbands by Stephen O. Murray and Will Roscoe. It premiered at the Royal Court in 2016.

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Caryl Churchill

Caryl Churchill was born on 3 September 1938 in London and grew up in the Lake District and in Montreal. She was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. Downstairs, her first play written while she was still at university, was first staged in 1958 and won an award at the Sund ...

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