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Set on the eve of the Thatcher victory, this revival of Barrie Keeffe's classic coincides with the general election of 2010.

Gbolahan Obisesan's hard-hitting production plays in The Clare and tours nationally.

The 'SUS' laws made it legal for police to stop and search anyone – purely on suspicion.

Election night 1979. Two detectives on the graveyard shift in an East London police station place bets on which party will win. A black man is picked up. He is incensed, believing that he'll be fodder for an incoming government keen to flex its law-and-order muscles.

Sus is a powerful and politicised cry against the still-current threat of institutional racism. Keeffe pulls no punches with his depiction of a corrupt world which looks all too familiar today.

When
  • 7.45pm
  • from £10
Where

The Clare

Young Vic
66 The Cut, London, SE1 8LZ
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Box office: 020 7922 2922

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