Most of the refugee stories we read about in the media are negative. But many asylum seekers are torture survivors who have fled to the UK and live in a terrifying limbo - acutely aware that each morning they wake up could be their last day in safety.
The lack of information from Syria has resulted in several innovative attempts to communicate events here in the UK. The Fear of Breathing takes the issue the stage at the intimate Finborough Theatre in Chelsea.
The Finborough Theatre's Fog, about a returned serviceman's attempts to reunite his family after leaving his kids in care for a decade where they were abused, is harrowing. But it is a very matter-o-fact kind of harrowing.