An Act of Care

28th January 20
8:00pm — 8:00pm

1948: The creation of the NHS and the welfare state; a time of joy, optimism, and belief that things were going to get better.
2019: A health service at the point of breaking; demoralised and fighting for survival. What changed? And what happens next?
An Act of Care is a new punk gig theatre piece about Aneurin Bevan, and the National Health Service. From the South Wales coalfield, to American infiltrations in the boardrooms, join us on an epic journey through the past, present, and future of the NHS, as we shout from the rooftops to save what is ours.
An Act of Care started as a project at Salford Lads + Girls Club, talking to people from across  generations about what the NHS means to them. It has evolved to be made with people who use and work in the NHS up and down the country. It is a show about where the NHS  came from. A show about why it is important to us. And a show about what it is really like to work in the NHS right now; a celebration of the brilliant people that care for...

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