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Cush Jumbo joins Good Chance's Encampment line-up

Two more events have also been added to the programme

The Encampment tent

Cush Jumbo (The River, The Good Wife) has been announced as one of the performers taking part in Encampment at the Southbank Centre in August.

Cush Jumbo
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The award-winning actress will perform Nassim Soleimanpour's White Rabbit Red Rabbit, with no rehearsals or director, in the iconic Good Chance Dome on 7 August.

Written by Nassim Soleimanpour when he was forbidden to leave his native Iran, White Rabbit Red Rabbit had its world premiere in 2011 and has since been performed over 1000 times by actors including Whoopi Goldberg, Nathan Lane, John Hurt and Sinead Cusack.

Good Chance have also announced two events as part of Encampment, a short walk along the river Thames at Somerset House. The Machine to Be Another, a virtual reality experience, will allow visitors to step into the shoes of volunteer refugees and hear stories about asylum, displacement and day-to-day life in a refugee camp.

Encampment Installation will ask guests to walk among three empty shelters resembling those in the Calais 'Jungle' refugee camp, and asks: "Who were the people that made these spaces their homes? Where are they now?"

Both events at Somerset House run from 30 July to 7 August.