Join our anti-hero Ajatashatru Oghash Rathod on his epic voyage of self-discovery from his village in Rajasthan, travelling across the world in many surprising and unexpected ways.

At once hilarious and tragic, this tall tale pokes fun at the absurdity of current migration laws whilst highlighting the very real and worsening plight of refugees and asylum seekers across the world.

Adapted for the stage from the original international best-selling book by Romain Puértolas, using different theatrical styles such as physical theatre, puppetry and storytelling, this extraordinary journey includes real testimonies from United for Change members.

This is the fourth show by Hope Street’s Emerging Artists Programme 2016, a six-month intensive volunteering programme that provides participants with the opportunity to create their own work alongside professional artists of international caliber, on a series of ambitious performances, as well as offering support at the onset of their careers.

Hope Street’s Emerging Artists Programme 2016 presents…

The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir who got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe

21 & 22 October 2016 at Everyman ev1 Studio, Liverpool L1 9BH

Directed by Montserrat Gili

Tickets are £5 plus booking fee, via