Cressida Brown and Gillian Slovo conducted the interviews for the rapid response verbatim play The Riots at the Tricycle soon after the August London riots, 2011.

Interviewees included Mark Duggan’s friends, camila Batmanghela, Chief of Police, David Lammy, Diane Abbott, victims of the violence and riot police.

**** “Once again the theatre steals a march on officialdom” Michael Billington

**** “Not for the first time, the Tricycle has stepped in where the authorities feared to tread”