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Thursday 17 October: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Cambridge Junction, J2, Clifton Way, CB1 7GX

We all have a nationality.

Or almost all of us.

Status is a show about someone who doesn't want his any more. About
running away from the national story you're given. About who is responsible for that story and what might happen to it if you give it up.
Status takes as its starting point the UK Prime Minister's assertion that 'if you believe you are a citizen of the world, you are a citizen of nowhere'. In a work that departs in style and subject matter from Confirmation, Chris and Rachel draw on globe-spanning conversations, from people who have found themselves stateless, to those for whom national identity is a defining characteristic. Incorporating songs as well as stories, Status is about the impulse to escape national identity, and whether that impulse - for those privileged enough to consider it – is a useful one, or a rejection of responsibility open only to the few.
“… the words are eloquent, the music essential and powerful, and the performance full of a brilliant, prowling precision…” Scotsman Fringe First Award Winner 2018
Written by Chris Thorpe, developed with and directed by Rachel Chavkin
Commissioned by Battersea Arts Centre, Warwick Arts Centre and Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg.

Supported by the British Council, Goethe-Institut London, the Collaborative Touring Network and using public funding by the national lottery through Arts Council England.


Pay what you feel - between £2.50 and £20

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Age: 16+, Performance, Arrive on time, Pay what you feel - From £2.50