Warwick Arts Centre and China Plate

Trying It On

Written and performed by David Edgar Directed by Christopher Haydon

It’s 1968, the height of the world-wide student revolt. David is 20. The Vietnam war rages. Martin Luther King is assassinated. These events will define David’s politics, his writing, and his life.

50 years on, in his professional performing debut, David is confronted by his 20-year-old self. Do they still share the same beliefs? Is it the world that’s changed, or him? Has he sold in or sold out? And why did his generation vote Brexit?

David Edgar’s plays have been presented by the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Post Show Talk

Join us after the show on Tue 24 September for a post-show Q & A with David Edgar


“As charming as it is challenging”

The Times

“A triumph of confessional courage and relentless optimism”

The Guardian

“David Edgar’s autobiographical analysis of recent social change is energised with humour and humility”

The Stage

Trying It On

24 September 2019 - 8:00 pm
25 September 2019 - 8:00 pm

Full Price: £16
Concessions: £14
Members: 15% off

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