Wednesday 7 November 2018, 7:30pm
The Albany Studio
Matt Abbott was volunteering at the Calais Jungle refugee camp when his native Wakefield voted 66% Leave. Why did so many working-class communities like his support Brexit so strongly? How can the UK ignore a humanitarian crisis just 22 miles from Dover? And does anything ever actually change for people like Maria?
This is a powerful, personal and political spoken word show from one of UK poetry’s rising stars. He channels the human side of politics to look at national identity, preconceptions, class and anti-establishment anger. Poetic flair and storytelling, with a unique insight into the summer that changed everything.
“An artist with something to say, who knows how to say it” - The Scotsman
“Classy; he talks politics from the heart & with humour” - The Morning Star
Full Price: £10.00
Age guidance: Considered suitable for ages 16+
Running time: 2 hours (including a 15 minute interval)
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