Everyone should be issued a visa. Not just these poor things who ran to save their lives, but everyone who’s come here with big dreams. Say three years. Whoever’s not made it in that slot should bugger the hell out of here! I swear this city will eventually sink with all these worn-out dreams holding on by their teeth.
London 2007: a Serbian stand-up comedian, an aspiring actress from Croatia, a Bulgarian mafioso, a Norwegian journalist, a Kosovan human trafficking victim… Big city, big dreams, big fall.
In the bicentenary of Britain’s abolition of the slave trade, amidst tabloid paranoia about migrant workers and revelations of Balkan mafia moguls exploiting the sex market in the UK comes this sparkling multiple award-winning play by Tena Stivicic. Played to huge acclaim across former Yugoslavia, the Cherub is proud to announce the British premiere of Fragile!Tena Stivicic
Cherub Company London Presents
‘Powerfully depicts the real lives behind the new wave of eastern European immigration to the capital’ Time Out Critics’ Choice
‘Excellent performances… an absorbing portrait of London from the outside looking in’ The Stage