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Fringe Interview

In conversation with Nathaniel Brimmer-Beller, writer and director of Chagos 1971

“‘Some may come for the comedy and find matters of interest in the political detail; others might come to hear more about this obscure yet vital story and stay for the humour.”’  Nathaniel Brimmer-Beller, writer and director, promises a spiking witty and epically political piece of theatre in this interview on his Fringe show Chagos […]

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Culture Theatre

Chagos 1971

Chagos 1971, written and directed by Nathaniel Brimmer-Beller, and showcasing some of Bedlam’s finest talent, premiered on Friday 25 January to a sold-out audience. Armando Iannucci-inspired political satire interlaced effortlessly with more sensitive and serious portrayals of Enoch Powell era racism and authoritarianism, define this dramatization of a shockingly true story, not yet confined to […]