- Report by
show is awaiting you on 22 February at 2pm in the Southport Arts
Center. The show is rated 8+ and contains contents that
might upset younger audiences. The play is about a brother
and sister's escape to England. Persecuted for being
different, Andrea and Reva are forced to flee their homeland and now
they must learn to live in a country very different from their
in a fluid and physical style, this is a very educating performance
that is a must see for all ages aged 8 upwards. The
specially commissioned sound track is dynamic story telling for
young people at its best. It is a moving play about
loneliness, friendship and hope.
by Nick Wood and played by Action Transport.
- Tickets £5 and concessions
£4, available from the Southport Arts Center Box Office on (01704) 540011.
I thought this
might give you a feeling about the current reliance of this
work so here is an interview with a refugee from Kosova,
recorded in Southport in
September 1999. (Taken from 'No Place Like Home - Echoes from
first night in England, we felt so sad and far from home.
parents were still in Kosova, and we didn't know if they
were alive or
not... My brother was killed when he went back to see what
to his burnt house.
Our first four nights in England, my daughter woke up
police are here… Where's daddy?" Last weekend
there was an air show in
Southport. My daughter was terrified. She
pointed up at the planes and
cried out, "NATO!" We had to
explain to the local people that we were
We like Southport a lot. It's very quiet and safe.
We were always
scared of everything in Kosova, the water, the biscuits,
the food in case the Serbs poisoned it.
One day, my daughter saw a police car with its blue lights
She dropped her ice cream, screaming "Milicia!
Police". My husband
said, "Don't worry, these police don't want to