STAND AND BE COUNTED
The Bush Theatre, nabokov and Drywrite present First Time Voters, a project inspired by the young people for whom 6 May 2010 is the first chance to have their say in how the country is run.
Developed through workshop sessions with young people from Hammersmith and Fulham, First Time Voters will be performed at the Bush on the day before the polls open, Wednesday 5th May. As the country prepares to head to the polling stations, we'll be giving young voters a voice, from the engaged to the apathetic, the sceptical to the passionate, the confused to the informed.
Join us for a fascinating evening of stimulating new writing, exploring what it means to be a first time voter in 2010.
Francesca Annis makes her Bush Theatre debut. Her theatre credits includes Time and Conways (National Theatre), Afterplay (Sydney Festival), Under the Blue Sky (Duke of York’s), The Glass Menagerie (Gate Theatre, Dublin), Epitaph for George Dillon (Comedy Theatre), Henry IV and The Vortex (Donmar Warehouse), Blood (Royal Court), Hedda Gabler (Chichester Festival Theatre and West End) and Hamlet (Almeida and New York). Her television work includes Little House, Cranford, Jane Eyre, Jericho, Copenhagen, Deceit, Wives and Daughters and Reckless; and for film, Shifty, Revolver, The Libertine, Milk, The Debt Collector, Dune, Krull, Macbeth, The Eyes of Annie Jones, Saturday Night Out and Cleopatra.