Past Event

Wild Justice

1 Feb 2014

'Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.'

Is Francis Bacon right? Where does justice end and revenge begin? And where does forgiveness come in? Brighton Festival Associate Company Hydrocracker invites you to join in their quest to develop a Revenge Play for the 21st century. Featuring research material, performed scenarios and a panel including Dr Mark Devenny (Centre for Applied Politics, Philosophy and Ethics), Maria Cantacuzino (founder of the Forgiveness Project) and Jo Berry (founder of Building Bridges for Peace and whose father was a victim of the bombing of Brighton's Grand Hotel), Hydrocracker will provoke, challenge and coax a group response to the question of revenge.


Related events

Visual Arts and Film
Past event

Brighton Palermo Remix

In a major Brighton Festival and HOUSE 2012 co-commission, this internationally renowned artist draws connections between Sicilian street festival decoration…

1 Jan 2012
Books and Debate
Past event

5 x 15

Following on from last year’s sell-out event, five speakers from diverse backgrounds and professions battle the clock to tell the story behind their most…

1 Jan 2012
Children and Family
Past event

Bee Detective

Sophie Bee’s busy life is a happy buzz of pollen seeking, dancing with her fellow bees and making yummy honey. But when the worker bees begin to disappear,…

1 Jan 2012