No Ordinary City


Co-created by composer Kemal Yusuf and residents at The Renewal Programme.

Andy, a foreign art student in London, has rebuilt his life after leaving his home country. His friends are in England, and so is his future. Or so he thinks, until he receives a letter from the Home Office. This micro-opera explores the emotions that Andy and his friends experience as he tries to convince to Government to let him stay in Britain.

Important note: There are different versions of the libretto and the sing-along videos for the London group and the Manchester / Nottingham groups. Please make sure to find the right video and libretto below.

London sing-along video

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Manchester & Nottingham sing-along video

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