Category Archives: The New Factory of the Eccentric Actor

Marx 200

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An evening to celebrate Karl Marx. Two hundred years old today

Blue Blouse (2017)

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To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolutions New Factory produced a tribute to the collective effort of Blue Blouse theatre groups who performed in factories in the USSR, USA, Germany and across Europe from 1918 until 1928.

“The Tigers of Wrath

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are wiser than the horses of instruction.” William Blake’s quote seems to fit neatly as a description of the life of Mikhail Bakunin. Wandering philosopher and misfit activist.

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The year of revolutions, and the backlash. Nationalist and socialist. Everywhere.