Europe After The Rain
A Made in Colchester production
Imagine. The USA has pulled out of NATO and refugees from the Ukraine are flocking into Western Europe; while, on a ‘fake beach’ somewhere in Middle England, Will, Max, Yana and Marta are gathered to find out whether the unfolding general election is really going to put a populist party into power and change their lives forever.
Europe After The Rain is a highly theatrical and hugely funny exploration of what waking up in a post-EU Britain might feel like. Winner of the Mercury Playwriting Prize 2017, Oliver Bennett’s first full-length play is a comedy about immigration, globalisation, love and loss.
A new play by Oliver Bennett
Directed by Cara Nolan
Photography by Robert Day
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It’s not often a politically charged work of this type can feel so fluid and familiar and uninvasive to watch
Spy In The Stalls
This thought provoking and entertaining new play is worth catching!
Amelia Jane Hankin
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