by Lemn Sissay
based on the novel by Benjamin Zephaniah
CHICKEN SHED THEATRE
Refugee Boy is a powerful and moving story based on Benjamin Zephaniah's
acclaimed book, and tells the story of 14 year old Alem, a refugee forced to
flee his family and country for London in the late 1990s, to escape civil war at
home in the disputed region between Ethiopia and Eritrea.
"Refugee Boy has been carefully and brilliantly directed by Jelena Budimir"
London Theatre 1 ★★★★★
"powerfully illustrating the complexities of growing up and facing unimaginably hard situations"
Everything theatre ★★★★