05. Refugee Tales with Patrick Gale and Jackie Kay

Showcasing an anthology in which poets and novelists retell the stories of asylum seekers who have suffered at the hands of Britain’s policy of ‘indefinite detention’.

In Refugee Tales, poets and novelists retell the true stories of asylum seekers who’ve suffered at the hands of Britain’s policy of ‘indefinite detention’, in the form of a modern-day Canterbury Tales. Introduced by Anna Pincus, a co-organiser and a founder of Refugee Tales with readings by Patrick Gale and Jackie Kay. Jackie Kay reads ‘The Smuggled Person’s Tale’ from Volume II of the series and Patrick reads his never-before-heard tale which will be included in Vol III (out next year).