Homing Birds

Synopsis

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Young Afghan refugee Saeed desperately wants to reconnect with his roots and find his long-lost sister. So he leaves his adoptive family in London and returns home to Kabul to work as a doctor, eager to contribute to rebuilding a new Afghanistan. But here past and present collide and Saeed must face up to the reality of his changed world.

This moving and thought-provoking play asks if a place can ever be home without a connection to family and roots?

Kali Theatre presents cutting edge contemporary new theatre by South Asian women writers which reflect and comment on our lives today. Kali’s award winning productions have won rave reviews, sell out performances and inspired audiences throughout the UK and beyond.

Award Winning writer Rukhsana Ahmad has written many plays for stage and BBC radio.

“a high-paced, provocative and absorbing piece of drama”

Metro on Rukhsana Ahmad’s River on Fire

Age Recommendation: 14+

Tickets

£16 – £10

DISCOUNTS*
£10 Under 16s
£12 16 – 26yrs (with a FREE 16 – 26 Membership)
£2 off for Groups 10+
15% off for Members

*Discounts are subject to terms and conditions, availability and are only valid on certain performances.

Credits & Acknowledgments

BY RUKHSANA AHMAD

Cast & Creative

Jay Varsani

Saeed

John O'Mahony

Michael

Mona Khalili

Nazneen

Suzanne Ahmet

Raabia