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New musical play puts cancer in the spotlight

National Theatre production tackles highs and lows of life with a cancer diagnosis.
A Pacifist's Guide To The War On Cancer

A new musical production is offering an unusual and hard-hitting examination of the highs and lows of life with cancer.

A Pacifists Guide to the War on Cancer at National Theatre co-production with Complicite is an all-singing, all-dancing look at the disease that is predicted to kill someone every four minutes in England by 2020.

The powerful production, being staged in London and directed by performance artist, writer and comedian Bryony Kimmings, promises to look behind the poster campaigns and pink ribbons to the reality of cancer.

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A new musical production is offering an unusual and hard-hitting examination of the highs and lows of life with cancer.


Amanda Hadingue and cast in A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer. Picture: Mark Douet

A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer – at National Theatre co-production with Complicite – is an all-singing, all-dancing look at the disease that is predicted to kill someone every four minutes in England by 2020.

The powerful production, being staged in London and directed by performance artist, writer and comedian Bryony Kimmings, promises to look behind the poster campaigns and pink ribbons to the reality of cancer.


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