To Boldly Go Where The BBC Has Gone Before…

The UK’s National Theatre is leaping into the increasingly dangerous fray surrounding the country’s role in the invasion and occupation of Iraq. “The NT’s new season will culminate in September with a play by one of the war’s fiercest critics, Sir David Hare.” The play focuses on several “neoconservatives” within the Bush Administration, and argues that they intended to remove Saddam Hussein from power years before the 9/11 attacks which supposedly precipitated the American action. The title of the work, which is taken from a statement by U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, is “Stuff Happens.”

Source: London Evening Standard - 02/05/04