Episode 2 - How to Swallow a Frog

With Kristina Bozurska and Jasmina Vasileva

In episode 2 of the Chorus Project podcast, Tom talks with Macedonian theatre-makers Kristina Bozurska and Jasmina Vasileva about why coming to London is like meeting your teenage boyfriend for the first time, how democracy feels like something that happens somewhere else, and how hope for change comes from the next generation.

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Beneath the City

After the death of her mother, a young woman flees from her home. She arrives in a new city, asking for sanctuary. But before it's granted, furious bureaucrats demand their own justice. As she is put on trial for a crime she denies, the community wrestles with its commitment to the people and to power.

Upstart Theatre's thrilling contribution to The Chorus Project, created in collaboration with a Citizen Chorus of young people, elders and asylum seekers, plays at Birmingham REP 16-18 January 2020.