Local Hero


Ambitious Texan oil executive Mac MacIntyre arrives in Scotland on a mission to buy a small seaside village and replace it with a refinery. It's the deal of a lifetime.
Local Hero at The Old Vic

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Overview


Genre: Musical
Venue: The Old Vic
Starts: Thursday 18 June 2020
Closes: Saturday 22 August 2020
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: 11+

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Background


Directed by Matthew Warchus, Claire Foy and Matt Smith make their Old Vic debuts in Duncan Macmillan's hilarious emotional rollercoaster of a play, as a couple wrestle with our planet's biggest dilemmas.

Synopsis


'Knox Oil will consider any price.'


'I tell you what, Mister Mac, how about this: a dollar for every grain of sand in my hand?'


Ambitious Texan oil executive Mac MacIntyre arrives in Scotland on a mission to buy a small seaside village and replace it with a refinery.


It's the deal of a lifetime, but Mac soon finds that putting a price on this beautiful spot is more complicated than he bargained for.


Before the locals get rich, they must decide what their home is worth.


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Dates


Previews from:Thursday 18 June 2020

Closes:Saturday 22 August 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Wednesday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Tickets


Standard:
From £39

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Creatives


Author: Bill Forsyth and David Greig
Composer: Mark Knopfler
Lyricist: Mark Knopfler
Director: John Crowley

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