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New PDF release: A Day at the Racists (Modern Plays)

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By Anders Lustgarten

ISBN-10: 1408130580

ISBN-13: 9781408130582

A Day on the Racists is a beautiful new piece of political theatre from award-winning playwright Anders Lustgarten: a devastatingly well timed exam of the increase of the BNP in London, released to coincide with the realm ideal on the Finborough Theatre, March 2010.

Set within the comparable constituency that BNP chief Nick Griffin is to face for within the impending normal Election, A Day on the Racists is a uniquely courageous and perceptive piece of political theatre. It either makes an attempt to appreciate why humans should be interested in the BNP and diagnoses the deeper reason behind that appeal: the political abandonment and betrayal of the operating category by way of New Labour.

The plot is as follows: Pete Case was anything - a number one Labour occasion organiser within the neighborhood motor vehicle factories. Now he struggles to get by means of as a decorator as immigrant employees undercut his top mate's company, his son Mark cannot get a task or onto the housing record and no-one, from his Labour MP to his granddaughter's instructor, turns out to care. Then Pete unearths unforeseen desire: Gina is younger, combined race and status for Parliament on a platform of assisting the local people. She is status for the British nationwide celebration. As Pete's rage and depression progressively conquer his longstanding loathing of the BNP, he's drawn into the area of Gina's crusade and unearths himself entangled in a nightmare of political machinations that pit his closest relationships - son, most sensible mate, lover - opposed to his longest-held ideals and newfound aims.

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