Broken Voices
Eight newly commissioned short plays inspired by the passions, absurdities, exhilaration and despair of elections around the world.
“an astonishingly bold idea from a young, unsubsidised company; and, under the joint direction of Simon de Deney and Anouke Brook, the show is buoyantly performed at the Actors' Centre by a five-strong cast in which Emma Buckley and Grant Gillespie shine.

“An excellent piece from the Ukraine's Natalya Vorozhbit charts the excitements of the recent orange revolution “ 
-- Michael Billington, Guardian

“...refreshingly oblique and imaginative...“
-- Sam Marlowe, The Times

“Here's a particularly ambitious project for a young fringe company, all the more to be admired for the extent of its success.

“Acting, by Emma Buckley, Kyla Davis, Grant Gillespie, Gracy Goldman and Anthony Lewis and direction, by Simon de Deney and Anouke Brook, are excellent throughout.”
-- Gerald Berkowitz,
London Theatre Guide
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In January 2005 New Company commissioned eight of the world’s most exciting new writers to create short plays inspired by elections in their countries.

From highly charged, black farce to clinical, magical realism, the plays explore, in one evening, some of the extraordinary stories and dilemma that elections breed