The State We’re In (3 stars)

This article is from 2009.

The State We’re In

A fictionalised account of Brian Haw’s camp in London’s Parliament Square to protest the war in Iraq, foreign policy and threats to our civil liberties. Michael Byrne is compellingly impassioned as a man who has taken on the burden of protesting for the masses, in this didactic performance, which engages both the head and the heart.

Assembly Rooms, 623 3030, until 31 Aug (not 18), 12.10pm, £12–£14 (£10–£12).

State We're In

  • 3 stars

8 years camped outside Parliament - and still there. Through winter, summer, rain and shine but what does it cost Brian Haw, the international face of protest, to stay on the pavement? A moving story of one man's determination and a State determined to eject him from parliament square. World Premiere starring Michael…

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