The New World Order

By Harold Pinter | Hydrocracker

16 November 2011 - 11 December 2011 / 19:00, 21:15
Shoreditch Town Hall.....


Remember that returned tickets may become available for sold-out performances.

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Staged in a former government building, Hydrocracker’s darkly compelling promenade performance journeys from the council chambers of high-minded policymakers to the labyrinthine depths below, where functionaries of the new world order keep ‘the world clean for democracy’.

Interweaving five of Harold Pinter’s miniature masterpieces – Press Conference, One for the Road, Precisely, Mountain Language and The New World Order – this immersive experience draws audiences into the heart of the action, transforming them from passive viewers to complicit witnesses.

One of the most acclaimed site-specific works of recent years, The New World Order can now be seen in London for the first time, poignantly presented in Pinter’s home borough of Hackney.

’ ...a shattering experience that brings Pinter’s world directly home.’ The Guardian *****

Performance Time: 19.00 and 21.15 (see booking info for full times)
No performances on 21 Nov and 28 Nov - 5 Dec
Running time: 80 mins / no interval

Age guidance 14+
Please note this is a promenade performance, and it does not take place at the Barbican.
Full venue address here:
Shoreditch Town Hall
380 Old Street

Also see Venue Map page.


This show is a physical and interactive experience and participants will be required to stand for periods of time. All participants are advised to wear flat shoes; high heels and stilettos are unsuitable. Some areas of the building are unheated so please wrap up warmly. The show contains some flashing lights. There are no cloak room facilities on site.
Please advise the box office of any access requirements.
Wheelchair users are welcome to attend all performances of The New World Order, but due to the architecture of the building, there are restrictions on access.

23 Nov
Post Show Talk
In conversation with Richard Hahlo and Jem Wall, co-directors of Hydrocracker, chaired by Amnesty International
Directed by Ellie Jones

Produced by ArtsAgenda
Co-produced by the Barbican

Originally commisioned by Brighton Festival
Supported by Amnesty International, the Arts Council England and Dramatic Resources

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