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The Perils Of Universal Credit, Elicit Theatre Company

  • London
  • combined arts, film, interdisciplinary arts, libraries, literature, theatre, visual arts
  • Sharron Spice


Elicit Theatre Company returns with a new play about the controversial benefit Universal Credit.

Performances 11th & 12th June 2019.

Have you experienced being down on your luck & had to sign on?

Worried if the stories in the news are true?

Starring Michelle Gray, Kofi Sampaney & Sharron Spice.

Based on factual experiences, we follow the journey of a young woman’s experience whilst on benefits, the process of Universal Credit & the challenges she encounters while trying to survive whilst looking for a job & feeling the effects of austerity in 21st century Britain”.

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