The thin blue line

wild1London is burning. The streets of Tottenham, Brixton, Enfield and Wood Green are alight as peaceful protest turns to violent protest turns to ruthless opportunism.

Those who recall the 2011 riots will be under no illusions about the reality of serving in the modern Met, yet Roy Williams’ new play Wildefire does convey uncomfortable truths about the way in which a police uniform turns people into targets of rampant verbal and physical abuse. Rather than protecting victims, officers too often become victims.

Read my full Bargain Theatreland review here

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