19:45, Fri 27th February – Sun 1st March 2009 at Homerton Auditorium
Lent Week 6 to Week 7
HATS Freshers' Show 2009
‘We left our country for our country’s good’
Funny, poignant and thought-provoking, ‘Our Country’s Good’ is the true story of the first convicts transported to Australia: how, despite the dangers of hunger and disease and so-called justice, the criminals manage, with the help of Lieutenant Ralph Clark, to produce a play – showing the true universal power of theatre to connect, and to humanise.
‘Theatre is like a small republic, it requires private sacrifices for the good of the whole’