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    • 01 Oct -
      02 Oct 2021
      01 Oct - 02 Oct 2021

    Unknown is a compelling, hard hitting drama that tells the painfully true and profoundly moving story of a young man’s struggle to survive living on the streets of the UK.

    In just two years, from 2019 to 2021, more than 800 people died living and sleeping rough on the streets of the UK – a significant number of them have never been identified or named. Unknown is a critically acclaimed, hard hitting drama that explores the stark reality of life on the streets of our cities by telling the tragically true and compelling story of one young person’s journey from an abusive childhood to a life of homelessness and social invisibility.

    Written and developed by the team that won The National Campaign for the Arts 2021 Award for Best Arts Project, Unknown was created in collaboration with six members of Bath and Bristol’s homeless communities. Described by The Guardian as “intimate, extremely moving and [with] wonderful performances”, Unknown is an exciting, dynamic and innovative piece of modern theatre.

    • RUNNING TIME1hr 15mins
    • TICKETSStandard From £16 / Concession From £12 (Tickets and prices subject to availability)
    • VENUE


    Standard From £16 / Concession From £12 (Tickets and prices subject to availability)
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    All Factory Theatre performances on sale from August 2021 are currently sold with social distancing in place. This means there is distance between different groups in the auditorium, plus a range of measures that enable your safe journey through all of the building. However please note that we may increase capacity and relax measures once we are certain it’s safe to do so. Read more about our Covid safety measures this autumn.

    • “Harrowing stories eloquently told - all the more shocking because we know them to be true"

      Ken Loach, Filmmaker
    • “Dougie Blaxland’s play brought into sharp focus the plight of homelessness... Intimate, extremely moving and wonderful performances”

      The Guardian

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