So, what’s home? As the era of post-Brexit Britain looms large, that question has never been more pertinent… That’s the question Ana, a young Croatian woman, poses as she settles in the UK.
Written by a Croatian playwright and performed by a Croatian actor, Pepper and Honey is a poignant, subtle and timely play about the journey of change, cultural differences, trying not to feel like a foreigner in your adopted country and the conflict between upholding the traditions of the ‘old country’ and embracing those of the new.
Ana has been on a journey. Croatian born, she’s arrived in the UK, determined to make it home. As she focuses on life in this new land, she is haunted by the voice of her Grandma- calling for her to stay true to national identity and yearning for Ana to come home. As Grandma bakes her traditional Croatian pepper biscuits, (believed to bring a loved one back home), will this be enough to be reunited with her granddaughter? But what is now ‘home’ to Ana? A play of love, loss, culture, heritage and new beginnings…?
The performance is baby-friendly for babes in arms under 12 months.
FREE Stay and Play area will be available from 3:00pm until event finish. Spaces are limited and must be booked.
BSL Interpreted (show and post show) & Captioned by Difference Engine: Saturday 30 March, 3:30pm
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