Various claims are made for Is God Is relating it to tragedy ancient and modern and the Spaghetti Western. The earliest is Greek tragedy, dealing with issues of a finely balanced question of right and wrong, often with divine intervention.
All three plays feature people coming to live in or near the London Borough of Brent in North West London. Together they tell us about the diversity of today's demographic in this part of London. The set, a telephone box with a poster about Enoch Powell and his " Rivers of Hate" speech ties all three plays together.
The play opens at an exhibition where one of the visitors is an actor, Lou (Kiza Deen) who is working on a film, The Ghost Ship, about the painter Joseph Turner and his painting where she plays an African woman Olu.