Tolu Agbelusi

Ilé la Wà (We are Home)

  • Price:
    £13 - £15
  • Duration:
    1 hour, 20 mins
Overview

How do you belong to a place that does not see you?

Four strangers are about to become collateral damage in the government’s plans to create a hostile environment for illegal immigrants. Detained together after a random spot check in London, they begin to unravel in the pressure-filled holding room, where they are left without answers. Some of them are undocumented migrants, others insist they are not – but all are certain that whatever the situation, the UK is their home. At least, the only home they have left.

At a time when displacement is a constant, where Britain is faced with Brexit and a war on immigration, Ilé la Wà interrogates what it means to say we are home.

You claim Britain. Has it chosen you?

Post-Show Discussion

The performance on Fri 22 Jun will be followed by a discussion with the cast and creative team.

Exhibition: Home Is...

A free exhibition that goes hand in hand with the show, exploring home and displacement curated by Ilé la Wà writer Tolu Agbelusi.

Here from Sat 2 Jun - Sat 7 Jul.
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Gallery

An amalgamation of true stories, dialogue and poetry makes for a layered script, with an honesty that keeps everything grounded. This is a show for everybody to watch, no matter where you are from or what you believe.

A Younger Theatre

Supported by Arts Council England

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