Pursued By A Bear celebrate their 10th anniversary with these two one-hour plays from exciting emerging playwrights put together in an unusual ethnic mix. The Plays launch the company's three year plan of work around the theme of immigration and refugees.
For One Night Only by Oladipo Agboluaje brings African slap stick to the Home Counties. Bode and Eddie arrive at Gatwick via the same dodgy passport service. Finding they share more than just the same new identity they hook up to make their fortune performing at Covent Garden. Agboluaje is Pearson Writer in Residence at Soho Theatre.
In Letting Go by Rukhsana Ahmad Abbas is haunted by a brother he can't forget and on a cold dark night in Dover he keeps a lonely vigil watching the ships come and go. In the midst of his sorrow the woman who taught him a new language now teaches him a new way to love. Ahmad is the former artistic director of Kali Theatre and writer of Susan Smith Blackburn Award Nominee River Of Fire.