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Artless Theatre Tour: If Prison Walls Could Speak

The Artless Theatre Company is a Christian ministry who are partnering with us here at Release International to launch an exciting new drama, If Prison Walls Could Speak.

The production is based on Petr Jasek’s powerful testimony of his experience in jail in Sudan, as told in his book Imprisoned with ISIS (available from our eStore).

The tour will take place in around 100 churches in the UK from September 2021, running through to December 2023.

We plan to deliver the tour face to face in local churches. There may also be online performances via digital technology and social media.

Click the image to watch a short ‘teaser’ video:

See below if you are interested in hosting a performance in your church. If you would like more information about being a host or would like to get involved as a volunteer event steward, please email Laura on lhayes@releaseinternational.org.

We are adding dates and venues where you can see can see this play as we get them. When we have more details we will include them on our Artless Tour webpage which you can see by clicking the venues in red below.

Tuesday 24th January: Ilkley Baptist Church, ILKLEY, LS29 9AD
(Friday 27th January: Mowbray Community Church, Harrowgate tbc)
Wednesday 1st March: Surrey Chapel, NORWICH, NR3 1DU
Friday 3rd March: St John’s Church, SOUTHEND, SS1 2AL
Saturday 4th March: St Patrick’s Church, WALLINGTON, SM6 0RZ
Sunday 12th March: Rugby Elim Church, RUGBY, CV21 3NQ
Good Friday, 7th April: Church of the Good Shepherd, ROMFORD, RM7 8HD
EASTER SUNDAY, 9th April: City Gates Church, ILFORD, IG1 1BH

You can also check out the Artless Theatre website for venues.

We have also produced an A4 poster to publicise the tour. Please click here, or the image below, if you would like to download it to advertise the tour in your Church or Home Group.

Host a Performance of If Prison Walls Could Speak

We are looking for venues who would be interested in hosting one (or more!) performances of this production. As this could seem rather daunting Artless Theatre have produced a really helpful ‘Host Information Pack‘ which is downloadable as a pdf here. This is a really helpful guide which will provide answers to all your questions about hosting a production including:

What do I have to do?

What will it involve?

How much will it cost?

…plus many more. Please download a copy for more information.