Demolition theatre: how HS2 is displacing the living and disturbing the dead

Montage of Euston.

A new docudrama opens on the stage this week about the highly controversial £80bn (and rising) construction project to build a high speed railway line from London to Birmingham. Human Jam will be performed at the Camden People's Theatre, a few hundred metres from where 63,000 bodies have been dug from graves, a hundred mature …