07 DEC 2016

And Here I Am

Developing Artists are thrilled to annouce details of our new project, And Here I Am, a collaboration with the Palestinian actor Ahmed Tobasi, the award-winning writer Hassan Abdulrazzak, and the Shubbak Festival. And Here I Am will open in the UK in July 2017 before touring Palestine and Norway. At the heart of the project is an extensive workshop programme with young people in the Jenin Refugee Camp in Palestine. Click here for further information. 

15 NOV 2016

QOS: Project Report

The critically acclaimed Queens of Syria toured the UK to sell-out houses this summer following a highly successful workshop programme in Amman, Jordan. For further information and details about the project please read the project report, which you can download here.

08 JUL 2016

Queens of Syria: Reviews


Queens of Syria openend to rave reviews at the Young Vic, and is now touring the UK.

"The most urgent work on the London stage" - Susannah Clapp, The Observer (stars not awarded)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "Gripping and moving" - Dominic Maxwell, The Times

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "The most painful, hard-hitting and moving piece of theatre" - Kate Gould, South London Press

★ ★ ★ ★ "Terribly moving, for theatregoers, certainly, but most importantly for members of the human race" - Fiona Mountford, Evening Standard

★ ★ ★ ★ "An exceptional piece of theatre" - Sarah Hemming, Financial Times

★ ★ ★ ★ "Compelling and humbling" - Paul Taylor, The Independent

★ ★ ★ ★ "Deeply Affecting" - Jane Shilling, The Telegraph

★ ★ ★ ★ "Heartbreaking" - Catherine Jones, The Liverpool Echo

★ ★ ★ ★ "Poweful... A litany" - Matt Trueman, Whats On Stage

★ ★ ★ ★ "The Voiceless, Voiced" - Tim Bano, The Stage

★ ★ ★ ★ "An enormously valuable and impactful piece of theatre" - Mersa Audoa,  The Upcoming

★ ★ ★ ★ "You have a duty to see it" - Rosa Ellis, The Metropolist

★ ★ ★ ★ "Gripping... Absorbing... Courageous" - Hannah Connell, Plays to See

★ ★ ★ ★ "Poweful... Astonishing" - Marianka Swain, Broadway World

★ ★ ★ ★ "Spell-binding... an extraordinary, important piece of theatre" - Chloe Billington, Theatre News

★ ★ ★ ★ "Poweful, emotional and important" - Elizabeth Hughes, The Argus

★ ★ ★ ★ "Art doing what it does best" - Carole Woddis, Reviewsgate

"Heartbreaking" - Michael Billington, The Guardian

"Stands proudly as a dignified and chastening lamentation" - Patrick Marmion, Daily Mail

21 JUN 2016

Queens of Syria Website


Check out the new Queens of Syria Tour website, which has all the information you need relating to ticket sales, our education programme, the refugee cast and more!


17 MAY 2016

Crowdfunding Campaign

Please help us bring these remarkable women to the UK! This project cannot be covered by ticket sales owing to the high legal and visa costs, extensive workshop and education programme, subsidised ticketing, and our determination to provide as much financial and practical support to the participants and their communities as possible. Please click here for further information and to DONATE NOW!

17 MAY 2016


The QUEENS OF SYRIA UK Theatre tour will run from the 5th - 24th July 2016. Tickets for the tour are now on sale. Please click here for further information. Our run at the Young Vic is currently sold out, but day tickets will be available. The West End Gala will be on Sunday 24th July and tickets will go on sale shortly. 

21 APR 2016

Queens of Syria Launch Event

Many thanks to everyone who came out to support Queens of Syria at our Launch Event on Wednesday 20th April at the Mayfair Hotel. It was a great evening and we are incredibly grateful to our event sponsors - Target Live, Whitley Neil Gin, Tsingtao 1903, and the Mayfair Hotel. 

20 MAR 2016

Queens of Syria: UK Tour

Developing Artists is thrilled to be working with Refuge Productions to re-mount their 2013 production of Syria: The Trojan Women in Amman (Jordan) this Spring, before touring it to the UK in July. The physical production will be combined with their award winning documentary Queens of Syria.

For more information click here...


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