Trying It On

Scottish premiere | Warwick Arts Centre & China Plate By David Edgar
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It’s 1968, the height of the world-wide student revolt. David is 20. The Vietnam war rages. Martin Luther King is assassinated.

These events will define David’s politics, his writing, and his life.

50 years on, in his professional performing debut, David is confronted by his 20-year-old self. Do they still share the same beliefs? Is it the world that’s changed, or him? Has he sold in or sold out? And why did his generation vote for Brexit?

Supported using public funds from The National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Image: Lara Cappelli

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  • Writer & PerformerDavid Edgar
  • DirectorChristopher Haydon
  • DesignerFrankie Bradshaw
  • Video & Lighting DesignerWilliam Reynolds
  • Sound DesignerElla Wahlström

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