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A Family Business

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A show about how not to blow up the planet.

Award-winning theatre-maker Chris Thorpe and director Rachel Chavkin reunite for A Family Business, a powerful production that focusses on the human story of the struggle for nuclear disarmament, and the group of people whose business it is to try to stop us from blowing up the planet.

Based on conversations with activists, academics and diplomats, this timely piece of theatre from China Plate and Staatstheater Mainz, about ordinary people who make extraordinarily important decisions, examines what qualifies a person to speak on behalf of huge parts of the global population – and asks why we don’t really talk about nuclear weapons much, even though they accompany us everywhere.

Important information

Ticket prices: £15

Age recommendation: 14+

Friends – 5% Off
Ambassadors, Supporters, Best Friends and Gold Friends – 10% Off
U26’s – £12.50
School groups – £10

Trigger warnings: Strong language, flashing lights and smoke, themes of nuclear warfare




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05 Jun - 16 Jun 2024


05 Jun - 16 Jun 2024


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