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My Country; a work in progress // trailer

Mila. Sean.

Terry. James.

We are convened to meet the matter of this time and share the voices of our regions in their words, as they spoke them.

In the days following the Brexit vote, a team from the National Theatre spoke to people nationwide.


Caledonia.
Southwest.

Cwymru.
Northern Ireland.

East Midlands.
Northeast.

Bloody thrashed you at the rugby last week, boy! I'm English and proud of it just because of the way we are!

★★★★★ "Uncategorisable brilliance. A political intervention."
Independent

Believe me, I have no romantic attachments to the European Union and its institutions.
The harder you shake the pack, the easier it will be for some cornflakes to get to the top.

Poet Laueate, Carol Ann Duffy, takes words from people around the UK and party leaders of the time in this new play directed by Rufus Norris

I said, "I didn't vote for Farage. I voted to leave the EU."
I was like, "No, it's Remain, right?" He was like, "No, it's Leave."
I was over the moon.
I was like, "No!"

★★★★ "Compassionate, funny and insightful."
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My Country; a work in progress is at the Playhouse, Tue 11 Apr to Sat 15 Apr 

Posted in PLAYHOUSE