A Few Man Fridays

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Choreography and Movement Directing for A Few Man Fridays at the Riverside Studios, directed by Adrian Jackson Working with Cardboard Citizens actors, Chagossian dancers from Crawley and the professional actors.

Written & directed by Adrian Jackson

Design by Fred Meller

Music & soundtrack by David Baird

Video design by SDNA


In the late 1960s the Chagos islanders were evicted from their Indian Ocean home to make way for a US military base. Set against the actual events of their displacement and fight for justice, A Few Man Fridays, began in the age of Cold War secrets and ends in the era of global warming.



"It has the daring sweep of Complicite’s Mnemonic and is almost as suspenseful as it is richly, hauntingly elegiac.” ***** Sunday Times


“An increasingly riveting evening that wraps hard facts in a parcel of fiction” **** Evening Standard