In 1984, amid fears of a nuclear war, the BBC produced and broadcast “Threads” the story of a nuclear strike on the UK. Then, the Doomsday Clock stood at two and half minutes to midnight. In 2020, the Doomsday Clock stands at 100 seconds to midnight.
On government lists, Brighton is identified as one of the five locations in the UK that would not be a target in a nuclear war with the USSR. The city may survive but, imagine what life would be like in Brighton if this happened. The chaos, the anguish, the resilience… WHAT WOULD YOU DO TO SURVIVE?
A series of 9 monologues take you on a journey from the day before to 1,000 years after such a nuclear attack.