Resilience

Cast: 2f 3m

Staging: Single interior location (a room in Whitehall)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume The Contingency Plan
First Staged:
Bush Theatre, London, 2009

Resilience

By Steve Waters
Published in volume The Contingency Plan
Professional Production On Stage at:
Theatr Clwyd, Mold
From Mon 18 May 2020 to Sat 6 Jun 2020
Donmar Warehouse, London
From Wed 10 Jun 2020 to Sat 1 Aug 2020

Part of The Contingency Plan, a double bill of plays from the frontline of climate change - an epic portrait of an England of the near future, in the grip of unprecedented and catastrophic floods.

In Resilience, the Tory Government that has just come to power wants radical answers to the imminent floods. Their newly appointed expert, Will Paxton, puts an extreme scenario on the table: England, from its coastline to its capital, faces catastrophe.

Steve Waters' play Resilience was first performed as part of The Contingency Plan at the Bush Theatre, London, in 2009.

Resilience can be presented on its own or as part of a double bill with On the Beach.

Press Quotes

'An urgent wake-up call... for sheer emotional intensity, has no rival on the London stage... Waters' massive achievement is to have made the most important issue of our times into engrossing theatre'

Guardian

'A triumph'

Evening Standard

'Thrilling... masterly... a stunning theatrical knock-out'

Daily Telegraph

'The first and best British play on climate change'

Time Out

Cast: 2f 3m

Staging:Single interior location (a room in Whitehall)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume The Contingency Plan
Professional Production On Stage at:
Theatr Clwyd, Mold Mon 18 May 2020 - Sat 6 Jun 2020 Donmar Warehouse, London Wed 10 Jun 2020 - Sat 1 Aug 2020

Also by Steve Waters:

Why Can't We Live Together?
Limehouse
The Contingency Plan
The Secret Life of Plays
Out of Your Knowledge
Fast Labour
Ignorance/Jahiliyyah
Steve Waters: Shorts
Death of a Cyclist
Little Platoons
In a Vulnerable Place
On the Beach
The Play About Calais
Temple
The Last King of Scotland (stage version)
The Unthinkable
World Music

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