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The General Election 2010 and the nation can vote - but what does it mean to be counted?

In a country where people are more likely to vote for X-Factor than for the next Prime Minister, a documentary-play comes right to Westminster's doorstep, shedding light on why - in a world at war over democracy and in economic meltdown - so many people don't vote.

This year it's expected we'll see the lowest voter turnout in modern history and no-one seems to be asking 'why?' Look Left Look Right has spent the last year investigating and it seems the problem isn't political apathy. Quite the opposite.

Hear real people's moving and humorous stories, word-for-word, in a verbatim play about what it means to feel counted.

Staged in the magnificent former GLC chamber at County Hall - where the walls echo with political history and windows look across the river to the Houses of Parliament - Counted is a timely, entertaining insight into our forgotten day-to-day relationship with democracy.

Devised and directed by Steve Bottoms, Ben Freedman and Mimi Poskitt.

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County Hall
Riverside Building, County Hall, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 7PB
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