Ice & Fire 

This Is Who I Am

Thursday, 20 June, 2019
The Walker Studio
This Is Who I Am


‘Then they separated us. We tried to say no, we applied for asylum as a couple. They say we don’t have any civil evidence that we are a couple. And we’re like - how can we show you any civil evidence if homosexuality is forbidden in my country?’

Featuring, first-hand accounts of LGBT+ people seeking asylum in the UK and addressing the particular challenges they face. Read by members of the Actors For Human Rights Network, an outreach project run by Ice & Fire.

Ice & Fire explores human rights stories through performance. Putting human rights at the core of everything they do to make accessible theatre for a wide range of audiences across the UK.

The reading will be followed by a Q&A discussion.

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Theatre Royal Wakefield, Drury Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 2TE

Wakefield Theatre Royal and Opera House was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1894.