Handle with Care

A three-week festival interrogating trigger warnings, no platforming and the culture of the so-called 'snowflake'.

Exterior photo of Camden People's Theatre, London.

Photo by Peter Brown

Festival type: Performing arts

Region: London

About the festival

Trigger warnings. No platforming. Cultural appropriation.

In years gone by, the old criticised the young for being reckless and rude. Nowadays, the young - so-called 'Generation Snowflake - stand accused of being over-sensitive and lacking resilience.

Too quick to take - and too scared to give - offence. CPT's new three-week festival Handle with Care takes this idea to task.

Are we more sensitive to 'micro-aggressions' - or just less willing to tolerate them?

Where does healthy self-assertion end - and entitlement begin?

Over three weeks, and headlined by Natasha Nixon and Marcelo dos Santos's extraordinary new show Trigger Warning, the UK's most exciting theatremakers strike out beyond their safe spaces to explore this brave (or should that be timid?) new world.


Starts:Tuesday 22 October 2019

Ends:Saturday 9 November 2019

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Camden People's Theatre

58-60 Hampstead Road
London NW1 2PY

Box office tel: 0207 419 4841

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Current festival shows

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Upcoming festival shows

Trigger Warning

Previews from: Tuesday 22 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 9 November 2019

Nothing Special

Previews from: Tuesday 22 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 26 October 2019

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