New play about the Windrush scandal

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A new play addressing the recent Windrush scandal opens later in Salford.

Through comedy, it's creator and writer Nicola Gardner is hoping to tell audiences just how the victims of the Windrush scandal are feeling.

The government was strongly criticised for its handling of the Windrush scandal Credit: pa

Shown through the eyes of four African-Caribbean pensioners the play looks at how British citizens were wrongly detained, denied legal rightsand threatened with deportation.

Sixty-three people were wrongly deported from the UK by the Home Office before a huge public outcry forced the government to address the problem.