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Playwright Provokes Debate

28.09.2011

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Resident Playwright Peter Arnott stages a debate on genomics.

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Who's View of Life? Or, Men and Monkeys Revisited

Friday 30 September, 7.30pm

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Peter Arnott is an award winning playwright and was appointed as the Genomics Forum/Traverse Theatre Resident Playwright in April 2011. During this year long residency Peter will be hosting a series of public dramatised debates centred on genomics and borader life sceinces.

Who's View of Life? Or, Men and Monkeys Revisited is the first in this series and will be performed by Peter along with actors Ros Sydney and Mark McDonnell. During this event, centred around the Scopes Monkey Trial held in Tennessee in 1925, they will interrogate the texts that define existence as we know it, or don't know it and challenge the audience to consider their views.

Tickets - Cost £6 Available online from the Traverse Theatre Box Office or by calling the Box Office on 0131 228 1404

Full event details in the press release - Traverse Playwright Provokes Debate on Genomics, Genetics and Evolution

Peter talks about his year long residency project in a TravCast interview and through his regular blogs on Genotype.

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