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Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere

Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere is about different kinds of popular protest. Written and performed by Paul Mason, former economics editor of Channel 4 News and BBC's Newsnight, the play is a personal account of how we got from the optimism of the Arab Spring and the Occupy Movement to the election of Donald Trump. Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere is directed by David Lan and performed by Paul Mason, Khalid Abdalla, Sirine Saba and Lara Sawalha. It is directed for TV by Tim van Someren and produced by the Young Vic in partnership with Totally Theatre Productions.

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59 minutes

Last on

Sat 22 Jul 2017 22:00


Role Contributor
HimselfPaul Mason
VariousKhalid Abdalla
VariousSirine Saba
VariousLara Sawalha
PresenterKirsty Wark
German PoliticoGunnar Cauthery
Production CompanyThe Young Vic
Production CompanyTotally Theatre Productions
AuthorPaul Mason
DirectorTim Van Someren
DirectorDavid Lan
Series ProducerBattersea Arts Centre
Series ProducerAndrew Fettis
Executive ProducerEmma Cahusac
Executive ProducerMartin Dance
ProducerBen Cooper
ProducerGavin Kalin
Production ManagerKate Sinden
EditorPerry Bellisario

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