‘Desert’, a play about Chelsea Manning, is on tour. Don’t miss it.

Pvt. Manning Family Fund

With the trial over, ongoing mainstream coverage of Manning’s story next to zero and complaints about the incarceration of this principled whistleblower barely audible, a play that brings the issues to a wider audience and Manning’s name back into the public consciousness at any level is to be applauded. As The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning at Aberystwyth University brought the issues home to Welsh students back in November, so Molino Group’s excellent play Desert is doing the same important job with audiences around the country right now.

Below: the cast of Desert, Lucy Farrett and Giles Roberts, at our stall in the foyer of the Unity Theatre, Liverpool.

06 unity stall and cast

WISE Up/Manning Family Fund presence

The original 2012 production of Desert is reviewed here on WISE Up and the play has now been updated to include recent developments. The WISE Up network has had a presence throughout this tour with an…

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