The Permanent Way
Tue 18 May to Sat 22 May 2004
In 1991, before an election they did not expect to win, the Conservative government made a fateful decision to privatise the railways. Now, thirteen years on, we subsidise the industry more lavishly than ever before.
This is the story of a dream gone sour, told from first-hand accounts of those most intimately involved. Funny, tragic, compelling, their voices become an extraordinary parable of British mismanagement.
"An astonishing piece of theatre..." The Guardian
"The most significant and revealing new play of the year" Daily Telegraph