Bad Roads (Online - Captioned)
The captioned recording of the live stream of Bad Roads, filmed at the Royal Court on 1 April, is available to watch until Friday 8 April. To watch without captions click here.
Ukrainian playwright Natal’ya Vorozhbit’s seminal play, produced by the Royal Court to huge acclaim in 2017, documents Russia’s 2014 invasion of Crimea and Donbas.
A journalist takes a research trip to the front line.
Teenage girls wait for soldiers on benches.
A medic mourns her lover killed in action.
Bad Roads is heart-breaking and powerful study of what it is to live in a time of war.
Performed by Rory Keenan, Anne Lacey, Mike Noble, Danusia Samal, Dawn Sievewright, Eileen Walsh and Alan Williams. Directed by Vicky Featherstone.
Filmed by Black Apron Entertainment.
Part of In Solidarity – a day of readings and a live stream in solidarity with Ukrainian theatre artists.
Running time: 1 hour 40 minutes, no interval
Please note this play includes references to sexual violence.
We are sharing this recording for free and would encourage bookers to donate to Unicef UK’s fundraising appeal to protect children in Ukraine. Donate now.
We would also like to signpost the work being done by other organisations who have been brought to our attention. More info here.
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