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Saint George and the Dragon


A folk tale for an uneasy nation. A village. A dragon. A damsel in distress. Into the story walks George: wandering knight, freedom fighter, enemy of tyrants the world over. One epic battle later and a nation is born.
Saint George and the Dragon at National Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama

Director:
Lyndsey Turner

Author:
Rory Mullarkey

Music:
Grant Olding

Running time: To be confirmed

Age suitability:
Not available

Background


Making his National Theatre debut, Rory Mullarkey creates a new folk tale for an uneasy nation.


Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Chimerica, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire).


Synopsis


A folk tale for an uneasy nation.


A village.


A dragon.


A damsel in distress.


Into the story walks George: wandering knight, freedom fighter, enemy of tyrants the world over.


One epic battle later and a nation is born.


As the village grows into a town, and the town into a city, the myth of Saint George which once brought a people together, threatens to divide them.


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Box office tel: 020 7452 3000

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 4 October 2017

Press night:Wednesday 11 October 2017

Booking until:Saturday 2 December 2017

Closes:No date announced.

Performance days & times


Evening:
Various ‑ check schedule for details.

Matinee:
Various - check schedule for details.

Tickets


Previews:
£32 – £15

Standard:

Mon – Thu evenings & all matinees

£45 – £15


Fri & Sat evening

£50 – £18


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Access information


Captioned performances, for deaf or hard‑of‑hearing people:

Saturday 11 November, 2‑00pm

Wednesday 22 November, 7‑30pm


Audio‑described performances, for blind and visually imparied people:

Friday 1 December, 7‑30pm

Saturday 2 December 2‑00pm (Touch Tour 12‑30pm)


Cast


John Heffernan - Saint George

Suzanne Ahmet

Jason Barnett

Julian Bleach

Luke Brady

Paul Brennen

Joe Caffrey

Paul Cawley

Richard Goulding

Gawn Grainger

Tamzin Griffin

John Heffernan

Stephanie Jacob

Olwen May

Victoria Moseley

Conor Neaves

Amaka Okafor

Sharita Oomeer

Jeff Rawle

Kirsty Rider

Grace Saif


Creatives


Director: Lyndsey Turner
Designer: Rae Smith
Choreography: Lynne Page
Lighting: Bruno Poet
Sound: Christopher Shutt
Fight director: Bret Yount

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