She Is A Place Called Home

She Is A Place Called Home

VAULT Festival · 03 MAR - 08 MAR

Location: Cavern - The Vaults, Leake Street

“So Dad's getting another wife. (We were shocked too).”


"Dad's getting another wife, my sister's starving herself and mum's a mess."

A play about how sisters navigate the space where culture, religion and family collide.

Layla Madanat is a Jordanian-Palestinian director born and bred in South West London. Layla trained in Directing with Lee Lyford in conjunction with the Bristol Old Vic in 2016.

Esohe Uwadiae is a graduate of the VAULT Festival New Writers' Programme, where this play was developed, and more recently, the Royal Court's Writers' Groups. This is her debut play.


Tags: Black Voices, New Writing, Women’s Voices

*Contains Strong Language and References to Suicide and Eating Disorders.

Critic reviews

Moving, relevant and thoroughly tragic

A Younger Theatre

Date & time

Show ended
Tue 3 Mar - Sun 8 Mar, 3.20pm & 6.20pm
Runtime: 1 hr


VAULT Festival
The Vaults Leake St, London SE1 7NN London, UK · Get Directions
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