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By Jenna Watt. A Contact Flying Solo 2016 commission.​

Award winning artist Jenna Watt presents: Faslane, a hugely powerful and timely insight into the UK’s current nuclear debate. Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde, or Faslane, situated 40 miles outside Glasgow, is home to the UK’s nuclear missile program: Trident. A Flying Solo commission.

With her family having worked in Faslane with Trident all her life, and with her friends protesting at the gates, Jenna endeavours to understand her relationship to Trident, the wider nuclear debate and activism. Drawing upon interviews with individuals at the front line of the nuclear debate, including activists and MOD personnel, Jenna navigates her own journey through the politics, the protests, the peace camps and freedom of information requests to find out answers to the questions we should all be asking about our nuclear deterrent.

Fringe First Award Winner 2016
​Summerhall Lustrum Award Winner 2016

An extraordinary piece of documentary theatre.

British Theatre Guide

Faslane is a very contemporary performance, politically engaged

Fringe Guru

Jenna Watt performs with an intelligent creativity that keeps the audience gripped

Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

Credits:

Presented by Jenna Watt, Showroom and Contact.
A Flying Solo Commission.
This project  was supported in development by: Creative Scotland Artists Bursaries, Cove Park, A National Theatre of Scotland Artist Attachment, West Yorkshire Playhouse.
Manchester performances were kindly supported by The Garrick Charitable Trust.

Creative team:

Writer / Performer Jenna Watt
Sound Artist Kim Moore
Dramaturg Louise Stephens
Stage Manager Sam Ramsay
PR Miriam Attwood, Storytelling PR
​Outreach Coordinator Jack Stancliffe
Producer Callum Smith / We Are Showroom
Creative Producer, Contact Roxy Moores