The Secret Library

When award-winning UK journalist Mike Thomson made contact with underground rebel fighters in Darraya, a town just outside Damascus, in 2014, he had no idea what he would find. Listen to his astonishing 30 minute programme broadcast on the BBC’s Crossing Continents (press play below). An inspiring story of courage, determination, imagination, and the power of books and stories to educate, entertain and set free in the most inhumane of circumstances. Watch this space for updates as we develop it into an exciting new opera.

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