Tuesday 22 - Saturday 26 August

As part of National Youth Theatre’s East End Season

Supported by:

Arts Council England and The David Pearlman Charitable Foundation


The Host by Nessah Muthy

Directed by Zoe Lafferty

The world premiere of an urgent new play by Nessah Muthy (BBC New Talent Hotlist 2017) in response to Thursday 23 June 2016 and the European refugee crisis.

Syrian refugee Riam finds an unlikely host in fellow 20-year-old Yasmin in her South London flat. But on the same estate Yasmin’s family face struggles of their own and believe that charity should begin at home.

Zoe Lafferty directs bright young talent in this sparky and comic urban story exploring cultural identity and difference at the Yard Theatre as part of National Youth Theatre’s East End Season.

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