Mixing myth, legend, and incredible true events with hypnotic live music, Red Forest tells the story of Aisha, a pregnant woman who must flee her village after radiation from the Chernobyl disaster plagues the land. Now she must give birth in the Sahara, and find shelter.
Although the play focusses on one personal story, Red Forest is a reflection worldwide environmental disasters, and how they affect people's lives.
The award-winning production is returning to the Young Vic Theatre on the 12 Jun, and runs until the 5th July. Tickets are £10 on the preview nights (up to 19th June), then between £10-£19.50. It was created by Belarus Free Theatre, which is a company that was founded in 2005 under the 'Last Dictatorship in Europe'. Despite a repressive regime, they continue to produce outstanding work.