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Fatherland is a bold, ambitious show about contemporary fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions.
Created by Frantic Assembly's Scott Graham, Karl Hyde from Underworld and playwright Simon Stephens (Punk Rock, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), this daring collage of words, music and movement will transform the Lyric, animated by a 13-strong cast and a multitude of voices.
Commissioned and produced by Lyric Hammersmith, Manchester International Festival, Frantic Assembly, the Royal Exchange Theatre and LIFT.
Supported by PRS for Music Foundation.
Fatherland is a vivid, urgent and deeply personal portrait of 21st-century England at the crossroads of past, present and future.
Inspired by conversations with fathers and sons from the trio's home towns in the heart of the country, the show explores identity, nationality, masculinity - and what it means to belong in a world weighed down by the expectations of others.
Tender and tough, honest and true, Fatherland is a vital and necessary show about what we were, who we are and what we'd like to become.
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London W6 0QL
Performance days & times
Monday ‑ 7‑30pm
Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm (7pm 31 May)
Friday ‑ 8‑00pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday - 2-30pm
Saturday - 2-30pm
Author: Co-created by Scott Graham for Frantic Assembly, Karl Hyde and Simon Stephens
Composer: Karl Hyde and Matthew Herbert
Director: Scott Graham
Designer: Jon Bausor
Choreography: Eddie Kay
Lighting: Ian Dickinson for Autograph Sound
Sound: Andrew Howard
Dramaturg: Nick Sidi
Production: Lyric Hammersmith, Manchester International Festival, Frantic Assembly, the Royal Exchange Theatre and LIFT