Education, Education, Education

5
Sat, 4th Nov 17
High energy drama at the Bristol Old Vic

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What amazingly disciplined anarchy - high energy, high comedy and a sideways look at our failure to take education seriously. This is a squint at the enthusiasm and lost opportunity that was the Labour commitment to education when Blair first came to power.

A devised piece that moves at incredible pace this is a play full of laughs and truths. A failing school the morning after Blair came to power with his commiment to invest in education education - enthusiasm abounds despite the chaos that surrounds them - an enthusiasm that wanes as the day progresses and reality kicks in. Part of the comedy is derived from seeing this all through the eyes of a German exchange teacher whose enthusiasm for all things "Cool Britannia" also gets a reality check!

An amazingly engaging piece of theatre with a truthful heart and an engrossing physicality. Genuinely one to go see if you get the chance.

 


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