The Events

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Radio adaptation of David Greig's powerful play which garnered five-star reviews at Edinburgh 2013 and a Fringe First. The Events centres on Claire, a priest, and her desperate, compulsive and all-encompassing search for understanding after surviving a mass shooting event in which many members of her multicultural community choir were killed.

Challenging and thoughtful and at times surprisingly funny, this play touches on some of the most fraught areas of contemporary politics - immigration, tribalism, religion and ideas of isolated, demoralised and dangerous youth.

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Directed by Ramin Gray and Allegra McIlroy

Produced by Allegra McIlroy

The Events was commissioned by Actors Touring Company and originally directed on stage by Ramin Gray for ATC.

The community choir taking part are The Bloomsburys, Choir director Laka D, pianist Magnus Gilljam.

Original music composed and arranged by John Browne.