Event Info

Start Date: 01 November 2017

Venue: Ards Arts Centre

Time: 8pm

Duration: 1 hour performance, followed by post show discussion

Admission: £8 (Groups of 10+ at £4 per person)

Lives in Translation


Lives in Translation is a poignant new drama about one woman’s courage, strength and tenacity as she flees the conflict of her home town and arrives as an asylum seeker in Ireland.


Communicating through translators she becomes trapped in the suffocating bureaucracy surrounding immigration and so begins a different kind of struggle…


Written by Rosemary Jenkinson and based on interviews with female Somalian refugees, Kabosh’s newest production celebrates the human survival instinct whilst bringing to life the struggles of war and the challenges asylum seekers face to be heard and understood.


Directed by Paula McFetridge, the performance follows a ten-year journey through Mogadishu, Dublin, Belfast and London, as one woman fights for a life free from constant fear and a place to make home.


Designed by Liz Cullinane and Stuart Marshall with video design by Conan McIvor and original music by Dónal O’Connor.


Additional Information

Tickets will go on-sale at 9am on Wednesday 30 August

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