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13 February, 7:15pm

As part of Soho Rising Festival


26 September - 7 October 2023

An Undone Theatre & Carmen Collective co-production

in collaboration with LSE Library

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"A thought provoking production delivered with style"

★★★★★ - A Young(ish) Perspective

"One of the biggest highlights of my year in theatre"

★★★★ - Theatre and Tonic


"A triumph of writing and performance"

★★★★ - Broadway Baby

"Touching, heartfelt, and full of hope"

★★★★ - The Upcoming

"A truly memorable and compelling show"

★★★★ - The Peg Review​​

1968. 3000 students occupy the London School of Economics, in the most significant act of protest in a generation.


2023. Two theatre-makers try to work out what radical change means today, searching through archives, photos, first-hand accounts.


Everything’s connected: from the Prague Spring to MLK Jr’s murder, the Paris riots to the Nigerian Civil War, and it’s all converging here and now.


Lessons on Revolution is a daring new piece of documentary theatre. It is a gripping and immersive journey through global and personal history which asks: in a new age of inequality and injustice, how can the voices of the past give us hope?


Writers - Gabriele Uboldi & Sam Rees

Dramaturg - Rafaella Marcus

Set & Video Designer - Ella Dale

Sound Designer - Rudy Percival

Lighting Designer - Laurel Marks

Performed by - Gabriele Uboldi & Sam Rees

Stage Manager - Vivi Wei

Marketing - Cup of Ambition

PR - Matthew Parker

Photographer - Jack Sain

An Undone Theatre & Carmen Collective Co-Production

LESSONS ON REVOLUTION is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Also supported by LSE Library & Archives. Special thanks to Rowan Evans, David Doyle, Jessica Lazar, Phil Bartlett, David Ralf, Joey Jepps.

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