Stand and Be Counted

Where We Began

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When every citizen is ordered to return to their place of birth, Where We Began examines where we could end up.

The UK’s first Theatre Company of Sanctuary, Stand and Be Counted present a wild and vivid vision of the future, combining storytelling, movement and live music. Five performers from across the globe challenge existing notions of ‘home’ in this multilingual celebration of personal identity.

‘A timely and compelling look at the hostile immigration environment by a talented, charismatic company’

The Stage

‘These ingredients produce a play that is immensely and intensely traumatic and yet somehow ultimately cathartic’

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‘Events feel like an organic development of what’s happening globally’

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