1968. Midlands MP Enoch Powell has something to say. Something he feels needs to be said. Something that could divide Britain forever. 1992. Oxford academic and daughter of a Caribbean immigrant, Rose Cruickshank wants answers. Enoch's controversial words about immigration shattered her childhood. Now she wants to know what led him to say them. Will a meeting with the man himself allow her to find the inner peace she desperately craves? Enoch Powell's 'Rivers of Blood' speech is the post-war's most polarising political speech. Chris Hannan's powerful new play is a searing look at how a politically divided country moves forward in the wake of a crisis. What Shadows is premiered at Birmingham Repertory Theatre in October 2016.