Director/ writer : Joe Douglas Composer: Tarek Merchant Set & Costume Designer: Natalie Jackson Lighting: David Phillips
Initial spatial sketches. Photoshop rendering of final set design. Developed from the international best-selling book, Ali and Nino remains a testament to the strength of love in a wartorn world. Set in the Middle East during the First World War, Ali, a Muslim who has been brought up in a Russian school in Azerbaijan, falls in love with Nino, an Orthodox Christian, whose family come from Georgia. As fighting engulfs the region, Nino is abducted by an Armenian rival on whom Ali takes revenge.