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A Family Business at HOME

A Family Business
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29th February 2024 – 2nd March 2024

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A show about how not to blow up the planet.

We don’t really talk about nuclear weapons much.

Even though they accompany us everywhere.

Invisible guests in cafés, on the shelves of supermarkets, in line at the cash machine.

Guests that could destroy all of that and more in a second.

A Family Business is about diplomats, activists, and a journey to change the world. If these weapons could wipe out all our tomorrows, then why aren’t we all talking about them today?

Supported by Warwick Arts Centre and using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Written and performed by Chris Thorpe
Directed by Claire O’Reilly
Developed with Rachel Chavkin and Lekan Lawal

“ANOTHER POWERFUL, TIMELY PIECE OF THEATRE.”

Scotsman (on Status, Fringe First Winner)

“A FAMILY BUSINESS IS BRILLIANT. A SHOW WHICH ENCOURAGES US TO BE PART OF THE URGENT CONVERSATION AND ACTION FOR THE SAKE OF PRESENT AND FUTURE GENERATIONS. A SHOW FULL OF HOPE AND HUMANITY”

Véronique Christory, Senior Arms Adviser for the International Committee of the Red Cross at the United Nations

“CANNOT RECOMMEND IT ENOUGH. APART FROM THE SUBJECT MATTER’S URGENCY, ITS BRILLIANT USE OF MULTI-LINGUALISM, TECHNOLOGY AND STAGING HAS SEARED IT IN MY BRAIN”

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