The Big Ask street theatre performance

The Big Ask street theatre performance

5th April 2008

On Saturday 5th April, a group of performers from Friends of the Earth and Christian Aid put on a street theatre performance to highlight the exclusion of emissions from international aviation from the Climate Change Bill.

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The performance started with a plane coming in to land in St. Ann’s Square. Dressed as pilots and an air hostess, the performers sang “Come on Gordon, deal with aviation” to the tune of The Locomotion.

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A number of comic sketches and songs followed, as the air crew tried to persuade Gordon Brown to sign a climate bill that included aviation emissions, and passers-by who stopped to watch the performance were also encouraged to send a message to the real Gordon Brown by filling in a plane-shaped postcard.

Media Coverage

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Manchester Evening News, 4 April 2008

Photos

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Take Action!

Join celebrities like Jude Law, Gillian Anderson and Stephen Fry on The Big Ask online march, by recording a short video message to your MP and posting it up at www.thebigask.com.