Play based on a refugee family’s true story told in a free performance in Saffron Walden

PUBLISHED: 15:51 11 October 2017

The Bundle is at The Friends Meeting House in Saffron Walden in a free performance

The Bundle is at The Friends Meeting House in Saffron Walden in a free performance


A play based on the true story of a woman refugee and her three children, called The Bundle will be staged for free at Friend’s Meeting House in Saffron Walden after Quakers from the town saw it in Birmingham and were so moved they wanted more people to see it.

The play, presented by Journeyman Theatre Company, is based closely on the story of Adilah who wanted to escape domestic persecution and denial of human rights in Chechnya. She risked everything by plotting her family’s escape to the UK. Audiences have been surprised by the Home Office’s treatment of Adilah and her children after their arrival in the UK and her long struggle for asylum.

This is a free event, open to all on a first come, first served basis, no booking necessary. A spokesman for Friends Meeting House said: “If you’ve ever wondered about the true stories of refugees behind the headlines, this play is a terrific way to find out, we’re extending a warm welcome to all.”

After the performance, the audience is invited to be part of a question and answer discussion with the performers and local refugee, migrant and asylum seeker activists.

October 14 at 7pm. Recommended for 16+. Free entry Refreshments at the end and a retiring collection.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Dunmow Broadcast visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Dunmow Broadcast staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Dunmow Broadcast account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Friday, February 16, 2018

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is inviting people to become full-time firefighters – the first chance to do so in almost nine years.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

A public exhibition calling for residents to have their say on a new settlement proposed at Easton Park has been criticised by campaigners.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Friends and colleagues of a soldier who took his own life will be marching 10 miles in full combat equipment to raise money for the charity ‘Combat Stress’ and raise awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

More than 2,500 new school places will be needed in Uttlesford over the next decade, according to Essex County Council.

Digital Edition

Read the Dunmow Broadcast e-edition E-edition

Most read stories

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter