The play, The Promised Land written and performed by afshan and was part of a showcase at Southbank in London in July 2015 as part of the International Poetry Festival and then went on to tour Manchester and London.

A Muslim woman called Aalia arrives from India to the UK as an asylum seeker, believing that she has found ‘The Promised Land’, a land where she can find safety and be herself.

An extract of the show performed at Southbank is below: