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My Country; a work in progress


After the EU referendum, the National Theatre began a nationwide listening project. A team of interviewers spoke to people around the country to hear their views of the country and town they live in, their lives, their future, and the referendum.

Overview


Genre: Verbatim theatre

Director:
Rufus Norris

Author:
In the words of people across the UK and Carol Ann Duffy

Production:
National Theatre

Music:
David Shrubsole

Running time: To be confirmed

Age suitability:
Not available

Background


Using exact words taken from the interviews, My Country; a work in progress puts those conversations centre stage.


Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre, collaborates with Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate, to create this new performance which opens in London before playing at venues around the country.


Created in collaboration with; Citizens Theatre, Curve, Derry Playhouse, Live Theatre, National Theatre Wales, Sage Gateshead, Salisbury Playhouse and Strike A Light Festival in association with Cusack Projects Limited.


Free post show talk on Wed 21 Jun - with National Theatre Artistic Director Rufus Norris and the company after the performance on Wed 21 Jun (free to those with a ticket for that performance).


Synopsis


In the days after the EU referendum, the National Theatre began a nationwide listening project.


A team of interviewers spoke to people around the country - from Leicester to Derry/Londonderry and Merthyr Tydfil to Glasgow - to hear their views of the country and town they live in, their lives, their future, and the referendum.


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Theatre


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Gerry Raffles Square
Stratford
London E15 1BN

Box office tel: 020 8534 0310

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Dates


Previews from:Monday 19 June 2017

Closes:Saturday 1 July 2017

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Thursday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Tickets


Standard:
£8 - £22

Concessions:
£6 - £17.50

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Access information


BSL Interpreted: 20 June 7.30pm

Audio described: 21 June 7.30pm

Captioned: 22 June 7.30pm


Cast


Seema Bowri

Cavan Clarke

Laura Elphinstone

Adam Ewan

Penny Layden

Stuart McQuarrie

Christian Patterson


Creatives


Director: Rufus Norris
Designer: Katrina Lindsay
Sound: Alex Caplan

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