Directed by Peter Brook, 11 And 12 is a new play exploring an extraordinary conflict in West Africa under French occupation. It shows how a dispute over whether a certain prayer should be recited 11 or 12 times leads inexorably to hatred and massacres. The question of violence and the true place of tolerance make this epic story more relevant than ever today.

Over the past 50 years Brook has influenced the landscape of theatre and inspired a new generation of theatre practitioners.

11 And 12 is suitable for theatregoers aged 14 and older.

This production was previously seen at the Barbican.

For more about 11 And 12 at the Barbican, read the First Night Feature.

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