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On Tour: My Country; a work in progress

in the words of people across the UK and Carol Ann Duffy

Until 24 June 2017
Running Time: 1 hour 15 mins. There is no interval.

UK Tour

On Tour: My Country; a work in progress

In the days following the Brexit vote, a team from the National Theatre of Great Britain spoke to people nationwide, aged 9 to 97, to hear their views on the country we call home. In a series of deeply personal interviews, they heard opinions that were honest, emotional, funny, and sometimes extreme. My Country; a work in progress puts their words centre stage.

Britannia calls a meeting, to listen to her people. Caledonia, Cymru, East Midlands, North East, Northern Ireland and the South West bring the voices of their regions. The debate is passionate, stereotypes are nailed and opinions divided. Can there ever be a United Kingdom?

These real testimonials are interwoven with speeches from party leaders of the time in this groundbreaking new play by Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate, and director Rufus Norris.

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.

My Country Rehearsal Gallery

Rufus Norris and Pádraig Cusack on My Country

The project producer, Pádraig Cusack, and the National's Director, Rufus Norris, talk about My Country.

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