My Country; a work in progress - in the words of people across the UK and Carol Ann Duffy

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Opens 28 Mar 2017

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

In the days after the EU referendum, the National Theatre began a nationwide listening project. A team of interviewers spoke to people around the country - from Leicester to Derry/Londonderry and Merthyr Tydfil to Glasgow - to hear their views of the country and town they live in, their lives, their future, and the referendum. sing exact words taken from the interviews, My Country; a work in progress puts those conversations centre stage. Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre, collaborates with Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate, to create this new performance which opens in London before playing at venues around the country.

Created in collaboration with; Citizens Theatre, Curve, Derry Playhouse, Live Theatre, National Theatre Wales, Sage Gateshead, Salisbury Playhouse and Strike A Light Festival in association with Cusack Projects Limited.

NEWS AND REVIEWS

Review: My Country: A Work in Progress (Dorfman, National Theatre) - 10 Mar 2017

How they created the NT's Brexit play My Country - 10 Mar 2017

Sarah Crompton: ten shows I'm looking forward to in 2017 - 29 Dec 2016

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