The snake bites the hardest when it knows it is dying

The snake bites the hardest when it knows it is dying

Featured in Calm Down, Dear Festival 2020

Overview

In April 2018, Desislava Ivancheva and Biliana Petrova, mayor and deputy mayor of a major area of Sofia, were arrested in the city centre, in an operation worthy of Hollywood. They remained in the street for hours, chained and without access to a lawyer… or a glass of water.

Their story of alleged bribery and local government corruption has galvanized the Bulgarian public and split the country. Who should be trusted: the State or those captured by it?

The snake bites.. will be a devised, documentary-style event, shedding light on the surreal world of Bulgarian politics and the strength of women’s words.

This is the piece’s very first public work-in-progress sharing.

Age Recommendation: 14+
This show contains strong language and references to violence.

Date & time

Show ended
Tue 26 May, 8pm

Venue

58-60 Hampstead Road NW1 2PY London, UK · Get Directions

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