Drones, Baby, Drones
As Barack Obama prepares to leave office, this world premiere double bill at Arcola Theatre from Wednesday 2 November to Saturday 26 November probes behind the scenes of America’s controversial drone wars, and asks what they will mean for our future.
In This Tuesday, a CIA director learns her daughter has been injured in a car crash, a White House security adviser is sleeping with an intern, a Pentagon General is working out in the gym. It’s 5am. In an hour, they have a vital decision to make.
In The Kid, it’s Wednesday. A missile hits a wedding in Pakistan. 7000 miles away, two drone operators begin their celebration. Pushing the button was the start. If only it was the end…