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Taking Flight Festival

Taking Flight Festival

Presented by Red Dragonfly Productions
Written by: Harri Dhillon, Jenny Stark and Clare Reddaway
Directed by: Ross Ericson
Cast: Ainsleigh Barber, Michelle Wen Lee, Sunjay Midda, Harriet Sharmini Smithers, Ellis J. Wells, Michelle Yim

Red Dragonfly’s Taking Flight New Writing Festival has scoured the UK in search of new and fresh British East Asian, South Asian and South East Asian stories for the stage since 2017. So without further ado, for our third and final year, we are delighted to bring another three exciting short plays from an Eastern perspective from emerging British writers:

A Piece of Cake by Harri Dhillon – it's that wedding that we've all been to and have left early. A comedy.

Little Potatoes by Clare Reddaway – a powerful, bittersweet comedy-drama about marriage, mothers, and family planning.

Aiko by Jenny Stark – When it is time to leave the home you have grown up in, that’s when the magic comes back.

This project is supported by funding from Arts Council England.

★★★★ Everything Theatre on Taking Flight 2017
"I cried twice and lost count of the times I laughed... it hits all the right notes"

★★★★ LiveTheatre UK on Taking Flight 2017
"Fast paced... with much entertainment... Red Dragonfly Productions has exceeded expectations"




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