A woman in a blue suits looks down to camera with a photoshoot setup in the background, the backdrop is the white cliffs of dover.

Exodus

Stirling, Edinburgh, Peebles, Stornoway, Kilmarnock, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Mull

Thu 28 Jul - Wed 21 Sep 2022 | Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Scottish Tour

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How far will a politician go?

Bold, satirical and uncomfortably funny, Exodus explores systematic deception and the indifference to human suffering.

In her bid to become the country’s leader, Home Secretary Asiya Rao prepares to make a major policy announcement that will establish her as the front-runner of the political race. Alongside her cut-throat and calculating advisor Phoebe, she embarks on a publicity stunt starting with a photo shoot by the white cliffs of Dover. But rather than the tide washing her reputation clean, something else washes up…

An omen or an opportunity? The women are determined to keep their eyes on the prize, no matter the cost, even if it’s a human one.

Written by Uma Nada-Rajah
Directed by Debbie Hannan

A National Theatre of Scotland production.


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BSL Interpreters - Ali Gordon and Amy Cheskin
BSL Consultant - Deepa Shastri
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VenueDateTimeAccess
Traverse TheatreSat 13 Aug, Fri 19 Aug6.00pm, 7.30pmAD
Traverse TheatreWed 17 Aug, Tue 23 Aug1.15pm, 4.30pmBSL
Traverse TheatreThu 18 Aug, Wed 24 Aug4.30pm, 7.30pmCAP
Traverse TheatreSat 20 Aug, Sat 27 Aug10.30am, 4.30pmRelaxed
Tron TheatreWed 14 Sep7.30pmAD
Tron TheatreThu 15 Sep7.30pmCAP
Tron TheatreFri 16 Sep7.30pmBSL

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