The Big Tramp, combining the literary tropes of homelessness and night-walking, will raise money for theatre company Cardboard Citizens.
John Dolan spent almost two decades in the “revolving door” between homelessness and prison. That changed when he adopted George in 2009.
But they’re still better than anti-homelessness spikes.
Rough sleeping has almost doubled in London in the past few years and private businesses are making it tough for the new homeless to put down their blankets.
Local authorities are now empowered to place homeless people in private rented accommodation, meaning they can be forced out of our cities.
Demand for affordable housing is rising but supply is falling.
The potential withdrawing of housing benefit for the under-25s is an assault on the lives of young