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VenueSouthbank Centre
Other spaces: Royal Festival Hall, RFH, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From11th February 2014
To13th February 2014
When11:00, 19:30
PricesFrom £15.00. To £15.00.
What is currently on at Southbank Centre (V423)

Refugee Boy

Refugee BoyT01720587429
Alem and his father are in a B&B in Datchet. Alem has lived in Ethiopia and Eritrea but this is his best holiday ever. But in the morning Alem's father is gone, a note explains that his parents didn't want him to risk his life in the war at home. So they have left him in the UK. A refugee. From care home, to foster home, from school to court, Alem's journey makes him reach inside himself to find courage to go on and strength to speak out.
Author Benjamin Zephaniah

Archive :: production:T01720587429, play:S1615836499, venue:V423

Production details

Recommended age: 10+. Running time: 90mins Part of the Imagine Festival. Queen Elizabeth Hall


Producer West Yorkshire Playhouse
Adapted by Lemn Sissay
Director Gail McIntyre
Director Natasha Betteridge (associate director)
Design Emma Williams
Lighting Malcolm Rippeth
Sound Jonnie Khan
Design Mic Pool (projection)
Director Lucy Hind (movement)
DramaturgBen Jancovich
Director Kay Magson (casting)
Performer Fisayo Akinade (Alem)
Performer Rachel Caffrey
Performer Andrew French
Performer Dominic Gately
Performer Becky Hindley
Performer Dwayne Scantlebury

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