So, what is “home”? That’s the question Ana, a young Croatian woman, poses as she settles in the UK.
Ana has been on a journey. Croatian born, she’s arrived in the UK, determined to make it home. As she focuses on life in this new land, she is haunted by the voice of her Grandma- calling for her to stay true to national identity and yearning for Ana to come home. As Grandma bakes her traditional Croatian pepper biscuits (believed to bring a loved one back home), will this be enough to be reunited with her granddaughter? But what is “home” to Ana now?
Written by a Croatian playwright and performed by a Croatian actor, Pepper & Honey is a poignant, subtle and timely play about the journey of change, cultural differences, trying not to feel like a foreigner in your adopted country, and the conflict between upholding the traditions of the “old country” and embracing those of the new.
Pepper & Honey is timed to perfection to deliver a perfect Croatian pepper biscuit, baked live during the show.
Age Recommendation: 10+
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CREDITS & ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Created by Notnow Collective
Written by Kristina Gavran
Directed by Tilly Branson
Designed by Eleanor Field
Performed by Tina Hofman
Produced by Hannah Stone
Composer and Sound Designer Jovana Backovic
Lighting Designer James Stokes
Movement Director Kitty Randle
Marketing and Audience Development Claire Bowdler
Graphic Design Fernando