Can We Talk About This?

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DV8’s new production examines how controversial events have reflected and influenced multicultural policies, freedom of speech and censorship. Read More >

From the 1989 book burnings of Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses, to the murder of filmmaker Theo Van Gogh and the controversy of the ‘Muhammad cartoons’ in 2005, DV8’s new production examines how these events have reflected and influenced multicultural policies, freedom of speech and censorship.

Can We Talk About This? is based on real voices and interviews, with leading figures from across the religious, political, cultural and social spectrum, including MPs, high profile authors and journalists.

Can We Talk About This? makes its London premiere at the National Theatre, following a world tour.

Can We Talk About This? is suitable for theatregoers aged 16 and older.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 09/03/2012

Opening Night: 12/03/2012

Closing Night: 28/03/2012

Running time: 1h20

Security note: For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres. Please contact the venue for more information.

Cast & Creative

Cast

Joy Constantinides, Lee Davern, Kim-Jomi Fischer, Ermira Goro, Hannes Langolf, Samir M’Kirech, Christina May, Seeta Patel, Anwar Russell, Ira Mandela Siobhan

Creative

Director - Lloyd Newson

Designer - Anna Fleischle

Lighting Designer - Beky Stoddart

Author - Conceived by Lloyd Newson