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The Boy with Two Hearts

Author(s): Hamed & Hessam Amiri, adapted for the stage by Phil Porter
Company: Wales Millennium Centre

Herat, Afghanistan. 2000.

When a young mother speaks out against the Taliban, she and her husband are forced to flee their home and country with their three sons.

Embarking on a long and terrifying journey across Russia and through Europe, they seek final refuge in the UK.

But, as their eldest son’s life-threatening heart condition worsens and requires urgent surgery, their escape soon becomes a race against time.


National Theatre, London