RedBobble Theatre Company in association with Theatre503 present...

To Walk In Your Shoes

Written by Rebekah Harrison
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“There is no immigrant because we are all human. If a British person can be an ex-patriot in Africa, then we are all ex-patriots here, seeking a better life.”

Created from interviews with asylum seekers, refugees and community workers living and working in the North of England, this heartfelt, funny and moving verbatim play explores the side without a voice, the resilience of the human spirit and challenges the myths perpetuated by the media.

The project was originally developed in 2013 in association with documentary photographer Rachel Munro-Fawcett, PAFRAS Leeds and City of Sanctuary Manchester.

Rebekah Harrison

Rebekah is co-founder of Take Back Theatre Collective with Grant Archer and Julie Hesmondhalgh. She was nominated for a Manchester Theatre Award for her play ‘In My Bed’ and has had work produced at 24:7 Theatre Festival, the Lowry Studio and various fringe venues across Manchester. Rebekah is passionate about social justice and Take Back also organise regular aid trips to Calais to work in the refugee camps.

RedBobble Theatre

RedBobble Theatre are three female artists based up North with a collective passion to create touring theatre that's BRAVE, CHALLENGING, INSPIRING and INCLUSIVE. With a focus on accurate female roles and support for parents in the arts, this is their London debut."


Artistic Team
Rebekah Harrison
Martha Simon
Kelly Munro-Fawcett and Louisa May Parker
Kelly Munro-Fawcett
Louisa May Parker
Additional cast
★★★★ - What's On Stage
Posted on 28 January 2014

"To Walk In Your Shoes tells a mesmerising tale...will be playing on your mind
long after you've left the theatre"

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Audience Reviews
Still thinking about the stories. A truly powerful, timely and important show
Moving, funny and relevant...everyone must see it
Incredibly thought provoking...beautiful performances
This should be the politicians message to the people on immigration, not the lies that are fed

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