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Adapted from the book by Can Dündar, who was arrested for publishing footage of Turkish State Intelligence sending weapons into Syria, this deeply personal and universal story finds urgent new life as authoritarian politics spread across the globe.
Arcola's first co-production with the Royal Shakespeare Company is a vital story about the cost of reporting the truth in the age of fake news.
When a journalist is sent a flash-drive containing critical evidence of illegal government activity, he is duty-bound to publish the story.
But with the nation destabilised and divided, a sinister power is eroding the rule of law.
What price will he pay for speaking out?
#WeAreArrested is a gripping play about fighting for truth in a network of lies.
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London E8 3DL
Performance days & times
Monday ‑ 7‑30pm (7pm 18 Nov)
Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm
Friday ‑ 7‑30pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm
Students / 26 and under - Value seats at £10 or 20% off Standard seats with Young Arcola.
65 and over - 20% off Standard and Value seats.
People in receipt of disability benefits - free companion with full-price Standard seat or 20% off Best, Standard and Value seats.
People in receipt of unemployment benefits - Value seats at £10 or 20% off Standard seats.
Theatre union members - 10% off Standard and Value seats
Author: Can Dündar, adapted by Pippa Hill and Sophie Ivatts
Director: Sophie Ivatts
Designer: Charlie Cridlan
Sound: Oliver Soames
Movement: Ingrid Mackinnon
Production: Arcola Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company