LUNG in association with Leeds Playhouse present


By Helen Monks and Matt Woodhead


LUNG in association with Leeds Playhouse present

Trojan Horse

By Helen Monks and Matt Woodhead

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'Why should I continue to be tolerant? When the world has been so intolerant of me.

Trojan Horse was a local story that hit the national press, accusing ‘hardline’ Muslim teachers and governors of plotting extremism in Birmingham schools. Adapted from the real-life testimonies of those at the heart of the UK Government's inquiry, critically acclaimed theatre-company LUNG investigates what really happened. Originally developed with Leeds Playhouse, Amnesty International Freedom of Expression & Fringe First Award-winning production, Trojan Horse is the story of a community torn apart by racial division, ‘British values’ and the culture of Prevent.

LUNG is a national touring theatre company, developing innovative and politically driven work that broadens horizons and investigates modern Britain. LUNG’s previous productions include The 56, Chilcot and E15.

Running Time: 75 mins (no interval)
Recommended Age: 12+


POST SHOW Q&A: Fri 25 Oct




‘Perhaps the bravest and most astutely political of shows…relevant, terrifying and beautifully told..’