Written and performed by Chris Thorpe
Developed with and directed by Rachel Chavkin
Commissioned by Northern Stage and Battersea Arts Centre
If you pinned me against a wall, I’d probably admit to being a liberal. Of course, pinning me against a wall is exactly what I’d expect from someone like you.
A show about the gulfs we can’t talk across, and about the way we choose to see only the evidence that proves we’re right.
With an election looming and new voices appearing in
mainstream UK politics, Chris Thorpe and The TEAM Artistic Director Rachel Chavkin examine the phenomenon of confirmation bias through an honorable dialogue, real and imagined, with political extremism. To find out how we believe what we believe and how we can end up so far apart.
Edinburgh Fringe First Award Winner - 2014
“Rachel Chavkin’s fast-moving, kinetic production offers us an absolutely compelling performance from a man who is fast becoming one of the most powerful performers in the UK” – The Scotsman