How Not To Drown

by  Nicola McCartney, Dritan Kastrati

Full Length Play, Drama

Read more +
License Estimator

Use this tool for cost estimates based on your specific needs.

Additional Info

I don’t know why my Dad let me go... I was too young, too weak, to make this journey. I wouldn’t have sent me… He wouldn’t have sent me unless there was a reason.

In 2002, in the turmoil after the end of the Kosovan War, Dritan is sent on the notoriously perilous journey across the Adriatic with a gang of people smugglers to a new life in Europe. He relies on his young wit and charm to make it to the UK. But the fight for survival continues as he clings to his identity and sense of self when he ends up in the British care system.

Hilarious, painful and uplifting, How Not to Drown shares a story of endurance for a little kid who wasn’t safe or welcome anywhere in the world.

Award-winning theatre company ThickSkin (Chalk FarmThe Static) returns to the stage with an action packed, highly visual production.

Read more +

Considerations

License details



  • This title is not currently available for performance. To be informed as soon as it becomes available in the future, please submit a license application.
See all +

Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast

Resources

More

Authors

Nicola McCartney

Nicola McCartney

Dritan Kastrati

Dritan Kastrati

Now Playing

Community Experiences