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London Features Brian Haw's Anti-War Musical

Posted: Jul. 2nd, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse

London's Riverside Studio's will feature the Youth Music Theatre's passionate anti-war musical, a work dedicated to Brian Haw, the anti-war protester who stood in fierce opposition to Britain's foreign policy until his health forced him into hospice. Carrying the torch forward is his son, Pete Haw, who is excited to see the show pushing forward.


Mr Haw, of Redditch, Worcestershire, set up camp in London's Parliament Square in 2001 in protest against UK and US foreign policy. He died in 2011.

The musical, According to Brian Haw, has been devised by the Youth Music Theatre and Mr Haw's son, Pete, who said he had "big hopes for the show".

It will open at the Riverside Studios in Hammersmith on 20 August.

Pete Haw said: "When I came to the workshop last year I was delighted to find out how in-depth and how thoughtful the music and words were.

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