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The Host

22 August — 26 August

As part of National Youth Theatre’s East End Season

The world premiere of an urgent new play by Nessah Muthy (BBC New Talent Hotlist 2017) in response to Brexit and the European refugee crisis.

Syrian refugee Rabea finds an unlikely host in fellow 20-year-old Yasmin in her South London flat. But on the same estate Yasmin’s family face struggles of their own and believe that charity should begin at home.

Zoe Lafferty directs bright young talent in this sparky and comic urban story exploring cultural identity and difference at the Yard Theatre as part of National Youth Theatre’s East End Season.


Post-show Discussion

NYT Member? Discover more about the show and find out what’s been happening at the NYT at our Members post-show discussion, taking place after the Saturday matinee performance. Time TBC.


  • Written by Nessah Muthy
  • Directed by Zoe Lafferty

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