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Mischief Festival

At The Other Place

The Mischief Festival returns to The Other Place this summer with a double bill of new plays exploring global questions of truth, freedom and corruption; a very personal one-woman show; and a series of accompanying events


By Can Dündar
Adapted by Pippa Hill and Sophie Ivatts

When a journalist receives a flash-drive containing critical evidence of illegal government activity, he is duty-bound to publish the story. But with the nation destabilised and divided, a sinister power is eroding the rule of law, and he soon finds himself risking everything for his profession.

#WeAreArrested is the true story of a journalist’s commitment to expose the truth in the face of huge personal risks. This deeply moving play is a tribute to the bravery of journalists under threat around the globe.

Creative Team

Director Sophie Ivatts | Designer Charlie Cridlan | Lighting Claire Gerrens | Sound Oliver Soames

Day of the Living

Created by Darren Clark, Amy Draper and Juliet Gilkes Romero

Ayotzinapa, Mexico, 2014. 43 students are forcefully disappeared. No one is brought to justice. An anarchic, musical tribute to life and the Mexican spirit with urgent, global issues at its heart.

#NosFaltan43 #HastaEncontrarlos #AyotzinapaSomosTodos

Creative Team

Director Amy Draper | Designer Charlie Cridlan | Lighting Matt Peel | Music and Lyrics Darren Clark | Sound Jon Lawrence 

More Mischief

Nell Leyshon performs her own story of how her reinvention of herself after children is halted by illness in Three Letters; Storme Toolis and Alice Knight share a work-in-progress, Redefining Juliet; and you can gain insight to the productions with a programme pre and post-show talks and events.