Meanwhile, some links on the production:
An interview with Al-Bassam http://www.culturewars.org.uk/2003-01/albassam.htm
Shirley Dent: So who - or what - did you have in mind when you choose to 'strap Shakespeare's Hamlet to a theatrical warhead'?Revuews:
S Al-B: That phrase was used in some of our publicity for the production. It refers to the explosive political meanings of the piece. Ironically, it also plays on the Western media's obsession with equating the idea of 'Arab' with ideas of violence or war.
More praise for the original English-language version: http://anj.or.jp/tif02/vis_program/pressreview.pdf