Family, refuge, secrets, and lies. A smart new domestic drama.
Raza, a Syrian refugee in Derby, is about to be moved out of his temporary accommodation when the Aslam family decide to be the change they want to see in the world, and take him into their home. Little do they realise his arrival will force them to face the painful truths they have been hiding for years.
Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi’s debut explores the selfishness of charitable acts and our relationship with those we deem ‘other.’
Asylum is part of Ignite, Tamasha’s Associate Producer Programme, supported by Arts Council England under the Sustained Theatre Programme. Derby Theatre are also working in partnership with Maison Foo and Derby Refugee Advice Centre to make theatres a more welcoming space for Refugees and those seeking asylum.
This show will be captioned in English and Arabic subtitles.
Age Guidance: 14+