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Dr Gëzim Alpion

Creative Writing

  • Vouchers: A Tragedy, Birmingham, UK: University of Birmingham CPS, 2001.

xii + 110 pp., pb Ł7.99, ISBN 070 44 22956 – a six-scene play about the voucher system in the United Kingdom, which has now been abandoned by the Home Office.

Directed by Serbian-born Duška Radosavljević, Vouchers was first performed in the UK at the Festival of Contemporary European Plays (FestCEP) in Huddersfield on 16 March 2002. 

  •  If Only the Dead Could Listen, Chapel Hill, NC., USA: Globic Press, 2008.

A five-scene play on the treatment of East-European refugees in the United Kingdom and their perceptions and representations in the British media.

Sponsored by the Arts Council England and the Birmingham and Midland Institute and directed by Marcus Fernando, the play was first performed by the Dreamscape Theatre Company at the MAC Theatre, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, UK, on 7 and 8 February 2006.

Following the success of the British premičre, Dr Alpion and Dreamscape received invitations from the National Theatres of Albania, Kosova and Macedonia, all offering their resources for the show to be staged in their countries. Serbia and Croatia also showed a keen interest.

The March 2008 performances at the MAC Theatre and the Arena Theatre in Wolverhampton, UK, are sponsored by r:evolve, a Consortium of the Arena Theatre, the Midlands Arts Centre (MAC), and Black Country Touring.