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  • Edinburgh Fringe

25 years after the murder of the Romanovs and 25 years before the murder of Martin Luther King, a group meet in an English birch wood. Actor Ernest Thesiger, Queen Mary and her chauffeur Walcott commemorate the death of the Russian royal family. Into their midst comes Waverley Monk, a young black GI whose experience of segregation has him ready to wreak revenge on a whites-only barracks. As the group battle with notions of persecution and bravery, its clear that violent revolutions must have unforeseen consequences. Oppression, suppression, prejudice, revolution, indifference. What's changed? A new play by Nichola McAuliffe.

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