The Long Goodbye

Tuesday 03rd March 2020 14:45 EST

Award-winning actor, musician, story teller and activist Riz Ahmed will be performing in an emotional live music show, The Long Goodbye, which will merge rap music and theatre, exploring his complicated relationship with Britain.

The Long Goodbye, commissioned by Manchester International Festival, is described as “an electrifying journey into our here and now – a close-up look at the breakup of a toxic relationship with the country we call home,” and will feature new songs from the actor.

It is written and will be performed by Ahmed and directed by writer,  director and dramaturg Kirsty Housley, with creative direction from Andrea Gelardin. Riz Ahmed will perform The Long Goodbye for three nights only, from 26-28 March 2020 at Manchester’s atmospheric former railway station, Mayfield.


If you want to win a pair of tickets for the 27 March 2020 show of The Long Goodbye, answer this simple question. 

Which movie did Riz Ahmed star in 2018?

a. Venom

b. The Avengers: Infinity War

c. Aquaman

The winner will win 2 tickets of Riz Ahmed's show on 27 March 2020 at the Manchester International Festival. The winner's name will be announced in our 21 March issue.

Your answer needs to reach us by 16 March 2020 via email to [email protected] with your full name, phone number and address. The winner will be chosen from the right answer in a lottery basis.

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