Counterpoints Arts
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Shortlisted for the Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award 2016, this unique emerging company stars four refugee young men who made the arduous journey to the UK on their own as children from Afghanistan, Eritrea and Albania.

02 December 2018  -  03 December 2018
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pizza shop heroes

Maison Foo blend their trademark style of visual storytelling, clowning and humour, with new experiments in miniature puppetry and live camera.

10 October 2018  -  21 October 2018
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thing-mislaid

When every citizen is ordered to return to their place of birth, ‘Where We Began’ examines where we could end up. The UK’s first Theatre Company of Sanctuary, Stand and Be Counted present a wild and vivid vision of the future, combining storytelling, movement and live music. Five performers from across the globe challenge existing […]

13 September 2018  -  28 October 2018
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where-we-began

London

In triumphantly energetic ‘Township’ style, two actors play men, women and immigration police to portray this story of love, friendship, and ambition. A vibrant and engaging theatre experience not to be missed.

07 November 2018  -  24 November 2018
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the-moors

Toyland is at war. Written by children in response to the refugee crisis, Cut the Cord presents Beyond the Blue.

15 February 2018  -  17 February 2018
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beyond the blue

London

Alien Land is a devised solo show inspired by The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist, the first science fiction novel in the Middle East. Performed in Arabic with English surtitles, it is a dark comedy which looks at life under occupation and the contemporary refugee experience from a radical new perspective.

24 January 2018  -  28 January 2018
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Alien Land

North West

Rasa and Contact present: Handlooms. Written by Rani Moorthy. Directed by Alan Lane A love of saris leads a man to discover himself within the folds of the sensuous fabric.

12 March 2018  -  24 March 2018
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A comically absurd and quietly shattering journey to the heart of our tolerant and fair society. Serge stands before us. He has a performance to give. But why is he here? What is he claiming has happened to him? And what has Willy Wonka got to do with it?

22 November 2017  -  31 January 2018
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the claim

Explore the Sukkot: Seeking Shelter installation after hours and enjoy art installations, crafts and talks inspired by themes of journeys, migration and shelter.

22 November 2017  -  22 December 2017
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What the f**k is a ‘national identity’? And what exactly constitutes a ‘nation’?

11 November 2017  -  12 November 2017
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Xavier De Sousa

A young man, Twistov, has gone missing in London. Inspired by Charles Dickens’ OLIVER TWIST and the experience of migrant communities currently living in UK cities, TWISTOV explores identity and home and who we become if both are taken away from us

30 October 2017  -  18 November 2017
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Twistov