Performance

VenueThe Bike Shed Theatre
TownExeter
CountyDevon
From27th November 2012
To1st December 2012
When19:30
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How to Start a Riot

How to Start a RiotT0364675496
Why were some parts of the UK set alight in 2011, whilst many others were left untouched? Who is present at a riot? If the actions are 'mindless', what's in the mind? Three performers use text and torchlight and to unpick the presumed causes of civil unrest. Based on the work of leading crowd and social psychologists Professor Stephen Reicher, Dr. Clifford Stott, How to Start a Riot seeks answers to questions ignored in the post-riot political rhetoric - rhetoric which has remained remarkably similar for centuries.


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Production details

This debut show from Exeter-based theatre company Worklight opened to critical acclaim at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012, and brings a unique combination of stunning visuals and crowd psychology to theatres nationwide in 2013. Age recommendation 14+

Company

Company Worklight Theatre

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