Using Theatre To Attack The UK’s Societal Gaps

“The working class no longer has any strategic presence in British politics – it was defeated in the 1980s and no parliamentary party is its champion. Nothing on the political horizon will make a significant difference to its relative conditions of existence.” So say two British playwrights, who decided to make the growing class gap, and those who have created and perpetuated it, the subject of their latest work. “Today, theatre, rather than parliament, is one of the places where politics is being rediscovered.”