Warwick Arts Centre and China Plate present


  • Written and performed by Chris Thorpe, Developed with & Directed by Rachel Chavkin
  • 26 May 2015 - 30 May 2015
  • The Studio

If you pinned me against a wall, I'd probably admit to being a liberal. Of course, pinning me against a wall is exactly what I'd expect from someone like you. 

Shy Tories, UKIP swing voters, misleading pre-election polls. Following on from the (possibly) surprising results of the recent general election, Chris Thorpe’s brand new show is a timely investigation about the way we choose to see only the evidence that proves we’re right.

Working with research into the phenomenon of confirmation bias, Confirmation is an attempt to have an honourable dialogue, real and imagined, with political extremism. To find out how we believe what we believe, and how we can end up so far apart.

A 2014 Fringe First award-winning show.

"Confirmation is a show that lets nobody off the hook: not us, and definitely not Thorpe"
The Guardian ★★★★

"Thorpe and director Rachel Chavkin energetically take a liberal Fringe audience to the edge of the abyss of belief and hang them over the side in a conversation for our times."
The Independent ★★★★

Writer and performer Chris Thorpe discusses Confirmation - read The Guardian article here

Commissioned by Northern Stage and Battersea Arts Centre.

  • Event Information
  • VENUE: The Studio

    PERFORMANCE DATES: Tuesday 26 - Saturday 30 May

    PERFORMANCE TIMES: Tuesday - Saturday 7.30pm

    TICKET PRICES: Adults £12, Concessions £10

    BOOK TICKETS: Box Office 0161 833 9833 / online

    RUNNING TIME: 80 minutes


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