5th October 2017

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PANEL DISCUSSION: NATIONS ON A WORLD STAGE. To mark the launch of a cycle of plays about Britain’s place in the wake of Brexit, the Royal Society of the Arts hosted a panel discussion on the topic, ‘How should theatre respond to and reflect the changing role of Great Britain, Northern Ireland and Europe over the next decade?’ Chaired by the critic and journalist Mark Lawson, the panel of playwrights included Kwame Kwei-Armah, Tanika Gupta, Brad Birch, James Graham, April de Angelis, Rosemary Jenkinson and Roy Williams. Recorded at the Royal Society of the Arts, London, 21st September 2017. To listen to the launch in full, please visit:

“I think that theatre in Britain has practised Brexit for as long as I can remember. We privilege the English world.”