Bea has always felt like she never
fitted into her life in Yorkshire,
felt like she never quite belonged.
Then two days ago, her Mother
dropped a bombshell. Disorientated
by what she’d heard, Bea flees to
Italy to try and fit together the
pieces of her family’s story.
Among the washing lines of the
Napoli rooftops, the hidden truths
of three generations are revealed.
The story stretches across history
as the different eras collide, from
the war torn decisions of 1944 to
the present day. Napoli is a story
of truth, memory and forgiveness,
exploring heritage and identity. It
questions if ghosts of our family’s
past, shape our present and
challenge our future.
Flying Cloud’s vibrant style mixes
technicolour spectacle, movement,
music and emotionally charged drama.
It aims to excite, entertain and
challenge perceptions through
inspiring stories from around the
Produced by Turtle Key Arts
Written and directed by Leandra
Flying Cloud Associate Marta
Movement Director Dominic Leclerc
Original Music Score James Hesford
Lighting Design Aideen Malone
Running time: 90 mins (with
Flying Cloud Theatre and Turtle Key
Arts would like to thank: Arts
Council England, West Yorkshire
Playhouse, The Jerwood Space,
Premier Inn – Leeds, The Italian
Cultural Institute, Paddington Arts
and The Morritt Arms, Darlington.
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