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
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.
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