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“I looked around the room and I thought, I’m the only person in this room that hasn’t killed anyone.” Talking to Terrorists is a play commissioned by the Royal Court and out of Joint. The writer, director Max Stafford-Clark, and actors interviewed people from around the world who have been involved in terrorism. They wanted to know what makes ordinary people do extreme “I looked around the room and I thought, I’m the only person in this room that hasn’t killed anyone.” Talking to Terrorists is a play commissioned by the Royal Court and out of Joint. The writer, director Max Stafford-Clark, and actors interviewed people from around the world who have been involved in terrorism. They wanted to know what makes ordinary people do extreme things.


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“I looked around the room and I thought, I’m the only person in this room that hasn’t killed anyone.” Talking to Terrorists is a play commissioned by the Royal Court and out of Joint. The writer, director Max Stafford-Clark, and actors interviewed people from around the world who have been involved in terrorism. They wanted to know what makes ordinary people do extreme “I looked around the room and I thought, I’m the only person in this room that hasn’t killed anyone.” Talking to Terrorists is a play commissioned by the Royal Court and out of Joint. The writer, director Max Stafford-Clark, and actors interviewed people from around the world who have been involved in terrorism. They wanted to know what makes ordinary people do extreme things.

30 review for Talking to Terrorists

  1. 4 out of 5

    Kārlis

    Although this collection of stories about terrorism is large and confusing, certain themes have been tried to be drawn out, and I can sense that the play itself would be much more powerful and hard-hitting than the play text because of the nature of verbatim theatre and how emotional hearing real accounts is in comparison to just reading them. I think I enjoyed the epilogue the most: reading about what verbatim theatre means to different authors and how much they support it is a very enlightenin Although this collection of stories about terrorism is large and confusing, certain themes have been tried to be drawn out, and I can sense that the play itself would be much more powerful and hard-hitting than the play text because of the nature of verbatim theatre and how emotional hearing real accounts is in comparison to just reading them. I think I enjoyed the epilogue the most: reading about what verbatim theatre means to different authors and how much they support it is a very enlightening experience.

  2. 5 out of 5

    Felicity

    Very well done. The whole time I was very confused about where this was heading, while it talked about many things that have happened that are worth discussing I was struggling to see the overall purpose or moral of the play. However having finished it, it struck gold with what it was trying to say. This is some play.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Phillip

    What I particularly liked about this play is that it took a broad view of terrorism; rather than simply identifying all terrorists as Islamic fundamentalists, this play draws from Irish terrorists (both loyalists and republicans), as well as several different African and Middle Eastern terrorists. Of course, the British are much more cognizant of the multicultural/multinational face of terrorism than many Americans are because the IRA and other Northern Irish terrorist groups operated in Britain What I particularly liked about this play is that it took a broad view of terrorism; rather than simply identifying all terrorists as Islamic fundamentalists, this play draws from Irish terrorists (both loyalists and republicans), as well as several different African and Middle Eastern terrorists. Of course, the British are much more cognizant of the multicultural/multinational face of terrorism than many Americans are because the IRA and other Northern Irish terrorist groups operated in Britain for decades. I find documentary theatre problematic, however, because so much of it is exposition which is difficult to perform because there isn't much action.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Joshua Titherington

  5. 5 out of 5

    Angélique

  6. 4 out of 5

    Maria Shury-Smith

  7. 4 out of 5

    Gemma

  8. 5 out of 5

    Amy Morgan

  9. 4 out of 5

    Pavlo

  10. 4 out of 5

    Dani C

  11. 5 out of 5

    Aimee Bounds

  12. 5 out of 5

    Shona Henderson

  13. 4 out of 5

    Nathalie Werner

  14. 4 out of 5

    Mount Cynthus

  15. 4 out of 5

    audrey rhynerson

  16. 4 out of 5

    Ari

  17. 4 out of 5

    Markus Bakke

  18. 5 out of 5

    Ben Crowther

  19. 4 out of 5

    Ryan

  20. 4 out of 5

    Lisa Nesset

  21. 4 out of 5

    Charles

  22. 5 out of 5

    Weilong Li

  23. 5 out of 5

    Katharina

  24. 5 out of 5

    Celia

  25. 4 out of 5

    Brielle

  26. 4 out of 5

    Annegret

  27. 5 out of 5

    Shannon

  28. 5 out of 5

    Manon

  29. 5 out of 5

    Sam Haddow

  30. 4 out of 5

    Tahni

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