A charpai on my roof in Afghanistan,

A dirty bunk in a hostel in Milan,

A sleeping bag in a tent going camping with my college,

Under a bridge in Liverpool Street on my first day in England,

A bed that wasn’t a bed.

Supposed spaces of safety become transient; shelters are taken away without notice; and the route from one place to the next is fraught with obstacles.

A brand new play by a company of performers with lived experience of forced migration, exploring the seam of kindness and care that lies within their experience of leaving their homelands to seek asylum.

This play is a shout-out to all the real people who kept the actors moving forward. It explores the hidden moments of hospitality that change the course of a journey, and how to repay them. The intimacy created between friends when family is absent, and how to stay hopeful in a scary world.

Praise for Phospohoros Theatre’s previous production Pizza Shop Heroes:

Fierce, bold, luminous… A resilient, defiant and utterly real reclamation of voices by a group so often ignored, misunderstood or spoken for.
The Skinny
a very skilled piece of theatre-making by one of the country’s leading applied theatre companies… It’s greatly important that many people see it… It is theatre for our future.
Broadway Baby
It will change your perception… It is a play that should be seen by all.
North West End

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