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It subsequently transferred to the Dorfman auditorium of the National Theatre, London, on 16 January In September , a group of terrorists stormed School Number One in Beslan, Russia, taking hundreds of children, their parents and teachers hostage. The ensuing siege lasted three days and left many dead. They use string to represent the tripwires set up by the terrorists, manoeuvring themselves through the tiny spaces in between. The act of remembering and recounting the events of the siege is treated like a game, played with the utmost seriousness. In an Introduction to the published script, the play's author and director Carly Wijs writes: 'how can we put such indescribable acts on stage?
Saunders is better- known to London theatre-goers than Campton. His first play for the. West End was The Ark in , and this was followed by Next Time I'll.
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It uses two actors and is one hour long. Wijs stated that the play "is an attempt to talk about something that is supposed to be an impossible subject for children. In Dutch-speaking Belgium the play was rated for ages nine and above, while in London the play was rated for ages twelve and above. Wijs, from Brussels, noted that her son reacted to the news coverage of the Westgate shopping mall attack in Nairobi, Kenya in a manner she described as "matter-of-fact, very distanced way", differing from "the emotional way an adult would react to such news. She decided to make a play for children about Beslan. Wijs used her own son as a barometer for making the play, and she believed she was more courageous in writing the play as she was not accustomed to writing for children.