by Mike Bartlett, directed by Luise Walter
Modern means of surveillance are ever-present. Every Facebook post, every Google search, every Amazon purchase generates data for corporations and governments to use as they see fit. Edward Snowden leaked details of the NSA’s operations in 2013, thereby exposing widespread government surveillance in the US. Based on these events, we find a whistle-blower in a room in Moscow shortly after leaking documents, with only a mysterious woman for company…
Mike Bartlett is a British playwright, screenwriter and theatre director who has won a number of major awards for his work and was nominated for a BAFTA. With his witty dialogue and his layered characters, Bartlett poses an essential question: How do we deal with the knowledge that we are being watched?