By Mike Bartlett
An exact, terrifying dream haunts Londoners in the middle of fiscal gloom and useless protest. when the leading minister considers a preventive struggle, a tender guy returns domestic with a imaginative and prescient for the future.
Coincidences, omens and visions collide with political fact during this epic new play from the author of Earthquakes in London. Set in a dismal and magical panorama, it depicts a London either widely used and weird, a London staring into the void.
In a 12 months which has noticeable governments fall because the humans take to the streets, 13 explores the which means of non-public accountability, the carry that the previous has over the long run and the character of trust itself.
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13 (Modern Plays) by Mike Bartlett