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Grenfell Tower play launched by nonprofit

Words by Abi Scaife

The National Theatre, a registered charity that relies on donations to make world-class theatre for everyone, is putting on a play based on the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.

Tell me more.

Based on testimonies given by survivors, the play, named Grenfell: In the Words of Survivors, has been written by playwright Gillian Slovo and is part of a long-term collaborative project with the West London community.

Gillian has spent five years speaking to survivors, gaining their trust and understanding their experiences to understand the best way to tell their stories.

What else?

The play is in three parts - the lead-up to the fire, the night of the disaster, and a final section, filmed in advance, where survivors and those affected speak about their continued campaign for justice.

If you want to help support the survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire, you can do so by donating to the Grenfell Foundation. If you want to support the National Theatre to help them create similar works, you can do so on their website.

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