First Performance 11/05/2015
Closing 06/06/2015

Audiences are invited to participate in the politics of fashion in this thought-provoking investigation of fast fashion directed by Zoë Svendsen at the Young Vic.

Delving into the murky history and contemporary reality of the garment industry, World Factory provokes a conversation about consumer capitalism and ethical trade in relation to China.

Audiences become factory managers, calling the shots on profits, products and workers, and are asked to decide for themselves what success means.

Real life accounts of the world of mass production here and abroad are interwoven with Simon Daw’s video and set designs, a moving score, and a fusion of theatre and card game.

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