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The Whip

AS THE 19TH CENTURY DAWNS IN LONDON, POLITICIANS OF ALL PARTIES GATHER TO ABOLISH THE SLAVE TRADE ONCE AND FOR ALL.

But the price of freedom turns out to be a multi-billion pound bailout for slave owners rather than those enslaved.

As morality and cunning compete amongst men thirsty for power, two women navigate their way to the true seat of political influence, challenging members of parliament who dare deny them their say.

In this provocative new play, directed by Kimberley Sykes (Dido, Queen of Carthage, 2017; As You Like It, 2019), the personal collides with the political to ask what is the right thing to do and how much must it cost?


Schedule

Date Time
Monday 24th February7.30pm
Tuesday 25th February7.30pm
Wednesday 26th February1.30pm
Saturday 29th February1.30pm
Saturday 29th February7.30pm
Monday 2nd March7.30pm
Tuesday 3rd March7.30pm
Wednesday 4th March1.30pm
Friday 6th March7.30pm
Saturday 7th March1.30pm
Wednesday 11th March7.30pm
Thursday 12th March7.30pm
Saturday 14th March7.30pm
Monday 16th March7.30pm
Tuesday 17th March7.30pm

Contact information and location

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Royal Shakespeare Company & Theatres, Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon,

Tel: 01789 331111

Website: https://www.rsc.org.uk/the-whip/

Contact Information

Tel: 01789 331111

Prices

£14.00 - £48.50

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