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About the Show Less...

A drama inspired by the 58 Chinese asylum seekers who died in the back of a lorry in 2000. Read More >

In China, Meng flees persecution, Lan, a blue haired rebel girl seeks freedom in the west and Chen moves to mend a broken heart.

In England, a Dover immigration officer catalogues the possessions of 58 Chinese, found dead in the back of a lorry. This is the poignant story of some of those whose struggle for freedom and a new life ended at Dover in 2000.

“It’s strange what you find in people’s pockets. They come from
the other side of the world with nothing but a small round
mirror and an elastic band on their wrist.”


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 08/11/2004

Closing Night: 13/11/2004

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Cast & Creative


Director - David K S Tse

Producer - Yellow Earth Theatre

Author - Philippe Cherbonnier

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