Creator and Director Hilary Sanders and Project Manager Chris Hix have written and produced an immersive theatre experience which enables participants to glimpse the desperation which is forcing so many in the 21st Century to flee from their homes to risk an unknown future. Empathy Action is indebted to them and to those who have undertaken these journeys and allowed their stories to be heard.
The production would not have been possible without the participation of our dedicated cast and crew:
Music production- Carl Haley (Hale0) and Hilary Sanders.
Props, Heather Williams
Costumes – Sarah Ford
Cast; Chris Hix, Lys Hix, Sandy Ganfield, Mary Corney, Sarah Gillett ,Ruth Connelly, Ben Solanky, Mike Fawcett, Dave Watson, Lesley-Anne Clarke, Paul Williams, Marieanne Blackmore, Bernie Lally, Reem Assayyah, Helen Longly, Viv Wickham, Zac Rose, Abigel Tamasi, Cameron Wenham
Backstage; Bente Lovell and Jane Williams.
Set Support; Matt Gurney, Ian Lea, Hannah Hanyes.
We are indebted to our partners: Pickwell Foundation, Tonbridge Baptist Church, SPA Aluminium, NRS International, Tarpaulins Direct Ltd, Store Anything, Harrod Horticultural, The Gatehouse & New Life Church, Christ Church Tunbridge Wells, and Tonbridge School.
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