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Mistaken Identity?

Under Labour, the arts were charged with challenging social exclusion, celebrating diversity and reasserting Britishness. But is there a contradiction between diversity and national identity? Should theatre foster cohesion or challenge it? If multiculturalism is dead, should theatre be promoting it? Is the theatre’s role to encourage tolerance or provoke outrage? This two-day conference at Warwick Arts Centre, debated theatre’s relationship with the community, with identity politics, with the emergent nationalisms of Scotland and Wales, multiculturalism and our national history.

Mistaken Identity? - Natalie Wilson

10:45 Wed 15 Jul 2009

Director Natalie Wilson speaks on the panel discussion 'Mistaken Identity?'

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Mistaken Identity? - Ashmeed Sohoye

10:45 Wed 15 Jul 2009

Playwright Ashmeed Sohoye talks on the panel discussion 'Mistaken Identity?'

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Mistaken Identity? - Lynette Goddard

10:44 Wed 15 Jul 2009

Academic and writer Lynette Goddard talks on the panel discussion 'Mistaken Identity?'

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Mistaken Identity? - Alia Bano

10:44 Wed 15 Jul 2009

Playwright Alia Bano discusses the idea of 'Mistaken Identity?'

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Mistaken Identity? - Question and Answer

10:43 Wed 15 Jul 2009

The question and answer session from the panel discussion 'Mistaken Identity?'

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