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Synopsis

A powerful, inventive play that mixes real testimonials alongside existing and original music to explore one of the most important social concerns of today: homelessness amongst young people.

Bullet doesn't want to call a hostel home.

Eritrean Girl was smuggled here in a lorry.

Singing Boy dreams of seeing his name in lights and Garden Boy just wants to feel safe.

In 2013, homelessness amongst young people in the UK is at a record high, so when the big society doesn't work ?

where do you go?

An inner city high rise hostel, Target East, offers a roof.

<i>Home</i> brings to life the unheard voices of the young residents and staff who live and work behind the anonymous concrete walls.

A bold verbatim play that asks what it really means to call somewhere home, it is offers ideal material for youth theatres and young performers.

'raises timely political questions in a fresh and streetwise style' - <i>Evening Standard</i>

'filled with a fierce eloquence... a boldly theatrical piece' - <i>Guardian</i>

'extraordinary... leaves you not just moved, but awed and uplifted' - <i>Metro</i>

'powerful... an honest and reflective piece of theatre' - <i>The Stage</i>

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