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Bad Roads

Synopsis

'I spend the night in an officer’s barracks, where no woman has ever set foot.'
 
In the darkest recesses of Ukraine, a war is raging.
 
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.
 
Heart-breaking, powerful and bitterly comic accounts of what it is  to be a woman in wartime.
 
“A body without a head in a body bag just doesn’t turn me on.”
 
Natal’ya Vorozhbit is the leading Ukrainian playwright of her generation and has worked with the Royal Court since 2004. Her work includes The Khomenko Family Chronicles, Maidan (Royal Court) and The Grain Store (RSC). Bad Roads will be directed by Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone.

Event details

Wed 20 Dec 2017, 7:45pm

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Venue details

Royal Court Theatre
Sloane Square
London
SW1W 8AS

Phone: 020 7565 5000

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Website: Royal Court Theatre

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