Radio Drama Serial The Good Neighbour
Supported by Southampton Nuffield Theatre, World Stages Now will be developing a six part series of the radio edit The Good Neighbour. The pilot episode is due to be broadcast by Unity 101 early spring 2019.
You Me and those who came before
Save the dates for Refugee Week 2019: 17-23 June 2019. We’re inviting you to discover the experiences of displacement that are found in our families, neighbourhoods and history.
The theme of Refugee Week 2019, ‘You, me and those who came before’, is an invitation to explore the lives of refugees – and those who have welcomed them – throughout the generations.
The Good Neighbour
The Good Neighbour weaves together different stories of arrival, neglect, exclusion and acceptance. A woman arrives to seek asylum and twenty years later she becomes mayor. A neglected man who disappears becomes a local legend inspiring community and belonging
Behind Closed Doors
Behind Closed Doors is a powerful piece about modern day slavery and the consequences of gossip. Set in a hair salon we see the overlapping stories of women empowering each other, opening doors, but behind the closed door lurks the hidden industries of trafficking and slavery.
Welcome performed for 35th Anniversary celebration of LGBT Christians in Southampton 2016
"Welcome is a uniquely powerful piece that deftly traverses the boundary between theatre and memoir – it’s down to some wonderful performances that levity and humanity abound in even the bleakest of situations".
Sam Hodges Artistic Director of NST Southampron Theatres.
Behind The Smile
Behind The Smile tells the story of an destitute asylum seeker facing the hostile immigration system.
This piece was invited to be performed at Sanctuary in Parliament, giving the chance to both lobby and listen to MP’s such as John McDonald advocate an improved and more humane immigration process helps to reduce the feelings of isolation.
From Here To There
The first ever World Stages Now performance at the Avenue Multi Cultural Centre in Southampton. This is a physical theatre piece portraying journeys, with puppetry, music and objects.