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The Foreign Desk - Politics on stage

August 1st, 2015

Episode 84 of 217 episodes

Steve Bloomfield hosts the first in a series of programmes looking at politics and the arts. Today we turn to politics and theatre. What is the relationship between the two? What exactly is ‘political theatre’? And how can change come through placing politics on the stage? With playwright Anders Lustgarten, Belarus Free Theatre’s Natalia Kaliada and theatre critic Matt Wolf.

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