REFUGEE BOY
by Lemn Sissa,
(based on the novel by Benjamin Zephaniah)


CHICKEN SHED THEATRE
2017

"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 ★★★★


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.

photos © Antonia Jater