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Angela - 7 Days to Save Europe

Post Brexit, Hugh Costello's drama imagines the dilemma faced by both the French and the Germans and asks, can or should anything be done to save Europe?

Following the nominations for France's Presidential elections, Europe's political mainstream has been rocked by the rising popularity of Marine Le Pen's far right, Front National. Hugh Costello's play imagines a political pact forged between French Republicans and Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, aimed at limiting Le Pen's ascendency and preserving the European Union. But as with all pacts there is more politicking than there first appears. Whilst preservation of the Union is high on the agenda, it's the survival of Angela Merkel in Germany's forthcoming elections which is the real goal of our key player, Heike Menzel (Haydn Gwynne).

Writer ..... Hugh Costello
Producer ..... Eoin O'Callaghan.

45 minutes

Last on

Wed 14 Dec 2016 14:15

Credits

Role Contributor
Heike Menzel Haydn Gwynne
Writer Hugh Costello
Producer Eoin O'Callaghan
Anglea Merkel Pamela Miles
Andreas Tuchel Richard McCabe
Giles Ballamy Tim McInnerny
Petra Menzel Bryony Hannah
Jean-Luc Chardy John McAndrew
Claudine Lilin Scarlett Brookes

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