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Tropicalia Island – Arcola Theatre, London

Writer: Fernanda Mandagará Music: Joana Flor Director: Ramiro Silveira Reviewer: Margarita Shivarova An all-female cast led by Fernanda Mandagarápresents a surreal scenario where all places on Earth except for The Himalayas, The North Pole and Tropicalia Island have survived from “the mud”. A group of refugees (the audience) seek asylum on this very island and find themselves at the point ...

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Where We Began – Square Chapel Centre for the Arts, Halifax

Writer: Rosie MacPherson Director: Hannah Butterfield Reviewer: Rich Jevons Stand and Be Counted (SBC), UK's first 'Theatre Company of Sanctuary', follow their 2016 production Tanja with a further examination of the flaws in the immigration system and the treatment of asylum seekers taken to its own inevitably nightmarish end. Shireen Farkhoy as The Transition Guide (Persian British Actor) is a ...

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