A Leeds Playhouse, BBC Leeds and Leeds College of Music Co-Production
Four new short plays by Emma Barnes, Chris O'Connnor, Kamal Kaan and Gemma Bedeau
22nd - 27th October 2018
A LEEDS PLAYHOUSE AND BBC RADIO LEEDS CO-PRODUCTION, IN ASSOCIATION WITH LEEDS COLLEGE OF MUSIC.
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the landing of the Empire Windrush, four Yorkshire-based writers were commissioned from an open call out to write new 15-minute radio dramas responding to the theme of migration. These plays will be performed live at Leeds College of Music before being broadcast across BBC Radio Drama.
A Piece of Home by Emma Barnes
A grand piano brings the past to life and unites a three generations.
Soon Come by Gemma Bedeau
A woman is on the phone to Carriacou, to the sister that stayed behind.
Exodus by Chris O’Connor
A family from Leeds must make a terrible decision; who gets in the boat?
On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring by Kamal Kaan
A poetic parable on what it means to be an outsider.