Crocodile Seeking Refuge

(October 2005, Toured 2006)

Written by Sonja Linden
Directed by Ariella Eshed
Designed by Kate Klinger
Music by Tsivi Sharrett
Cast: Gary Condes, Viss Elliot, Karina Fernandez, Daniel Kobbina, Nick Oshikanlu, Katharine Rogers.

Five individuals have sought asylum in the UK – from Africa to Iraq, Latin America to Iran. Linking them all is asylum lawyer, Harriet, whose dedication to her job begins to play havoc with her marriage.

When her relationships begin to blur the personal and professional we are confronted with the question: ‘Where must we set our boundaries?’

In Autumn 2006 the show toured ten venues across the UK coinciding with Black History Month as well as the Voices in a Strange Land Festival, Winchester and the Exodus Refugee Theatre Festival in Manchester.

Director: Sarah Esdaile
Designer: Jon Bausor
Lighting Designer: Richard Owen
Sound Designer: Peter Rice
Composer: Simon Slater
Cast: Jasmina Daniel, Chris Jack, Claire Lubert, John Moraitis, Emily Morgan, Mark Powley, Faz Singhateh

“Could hardly be more topical or more powerful….Compelling.” – THE TIMES

“Inescapably powerful and moving.” – THE STAGE

“Linden is a skilful documentarist… a tribute to the human spirit.” – TIME OUT

Lyric Theatre (toured 2006)

Lyric Theatre (toured 2006)

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