My Friend Selma
When I was eight years old my dad set up a charity to help people fleeing danger in Bosnia. He brought fifty refugees over here on big coaches. We moved into an old boarding school with them to help them settle in.
We lived there for four months. It was brilliant – there was a playground in my front garden, we had lots of visitors, people were always feeding me and I learnt to ride a bike. But the best thing about living there was meeting my friend Selma.
The tale of an incredible journey, a world turned upside down, loss, friendship, courage and conkers.
My Friend Selma will be visiting venues and festival across the UK in the Autumn, bringing the story to new audiences.
“The most amazing story I’ve ever heard.” – Georgia, aged 10
“I would give this show 280,00,00 out of five.” – Erin, aged 9
“Absorbing, affecting but also robustly unsentimental” ★★★★ The Herald
Suitable for P5-7.
Written by | Victoria Beesley
Performed by | Amy Conway
Directed by | Joe Douglas
Associate Director | Jo Rush
Sound Design by | Danny Krass
Lighting Designer | Davy Cunningham
Produced by | Belinda McElhinney
Stage Management by | Elle Taylor