1968. 3000 students occupy the London School of Economics, in the most significant act of protest in a generation.
2023. Two theatre-makers try to work out what radical change means today, searching through archives, photos, first-hand accounts.
Everything’s connected: from the Prague Spring to MLK Jr’s murder, the Paris riots to the Nigerian Civil War, and it’s all converging here and now.
Lessons on Revolution is a daring new piece of documentary theatre. It is a gripping and immersive journey through global and personal history which asks: in a new age of inequality and injustice, how can the voices of the past give us hope?
A co-production from Carmen Collective and Undone Theatre.
Supported by Arts Council England & London School of Economics and Political Science.
Content Warnings: References to suicide homophobia and racism, voluntary audience participation
This performance includes some floor seating, if this is not accessible to you, please let a member of the team know.
There is a post-show discussion with the creative team and academic Caoimhe Mader McGuiness on Saturday 30th September.
There is a post-show performance of Rapid Creative Responses on Friday 6th October.
Latecomers may not be admitted. Please arrive in good time for the start time of 19:45.
Under 18s are not permitted into the theatre for this performance.
No re-admittance once the performance has commenced. Refunds and exchanges are not available.