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About the Show Less...

Its like they want to tap into your soul watch your every move, monitor who you are, file a report on you and sell you off. Read More >

There is a company that knows who you are. They trace every detail of your lifestyle, habits and spending. They know your darkest fears and secret hopes. They can change you. Claire has created a new identity for herself and promises to do the same for others in crisis. She alone has unrestricted access to the company records.

In Britain up to 300 million pounds per year is spent on the surveillance industry. With the national ID card on its way and endless ways of tracking people, how can we maintain our individuality and protect our privacy?

In the early 1970s, two groups of Royal Court writers worked together to write the collectively written plays Lay By and Englands Ireland. In our 50th anniversary year The Royal Court presents Catch, a new play by five contemporary playwrights, which asks timely questions about who we want to become and at what cost?


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 01/12/2006

Closing Night: 22/12/2006

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Cast & Creative


Director - Polly Teale

Author - April de Angelis, Stella Feehily, Tanika Gupta, Chloe Moss and Laura Wade

About Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

Sloane Square, London, United Kingdom SW1W 8AS

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