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By Anders Lustgarten

A Day on the Racists is a beautiful new piece of political theatre from award-winning playwright Anders Lustgarten: a devastatingly well timed exam of the increase of the BNP in London, released to coincide with the area most desirable on the Finborough Theatre, March 2010.

Set within the related constituency that BNP chief Nick Griffin is to face for within the coming near near common Election, A Day on the Racists is a uniquely courageous and perceptive piece of political theatre. It either makes an attempt to appreciate why humans may be interested in the BNP and diagnoses the deeper reason for that allure: the political abandonment and betrayal of the operating category through New Labour.

The plot is as follows: Pete Case was whatever - a number one Labour occasion organiser within the neighborhood motor vehicle factories. Now he struggles to get through as a decorator as immigrant staff undercut his top mate's enterprise, his son Mark cannot get a task or onto the housing record and no-one, from his Labour MP to his granddaughter's instructor, turns out to care. Then Pete unearths unforeseen wish: Gina is younger, combined race and status for Parliament on a platform of supporting the local people. She is status for the British nationwide occasion. As Pete's rage and depression progressively triumph over his longstanding loathing of the BNP, he's drawn into the realm of Gina's crusade and reveals himself entangled in a nightmare of political machinations that pit his closest relationships - son, top mate, lover - opposed to his longest-held ideals and newfound aims.

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