The Cane


After 45 years as a dedicated teacher, Edward is looking forward to the imminent celebration to mark his retirement. But his home is under siege. A mob of angry students have gathered.
The Cane at The Royal Court Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: The Royal Court Theatre
Starts: Thursday 6 December 2018
Closes: Saturday 26 January 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: 14+

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Background


Mark Ravenhill's previous work for the Royal Court includes Over There (& Schaubühne, Berlin), Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat and Shopping and Fucking.


Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone directs.


Synopsis


“"t will be the biggest send off any teacher has ever had. No teacher is as loved"


After 45 years as a dedicated teacher, Edward is looking forward to the imminent celebration to mark his retirement.


But his home is under siege.


A mob of angry students have gathered.


A brick has been thrown through the window, he and his wife haven't left the house for six days, and now his estranged daughter has arrived with her own questions.


"Why would they attack the most popular teacher in the school?"


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Theatre


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Box office tel: 020 7565 5000

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Dates


Previews from:Thursday 6 December 2018

Press night:Wednesday 12 December 2018

Closes:Saturday 26 January 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm (7pm 12 Dec)

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Thursday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm

(from 15 Dec)


Tickets


Standard:
From £12

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Access information


Captioned Performance:

Tue 8 Jan & Fri 18 Jan 7.30pm


Audio Described Performance:

Sat 19 Jan 2.30pm (Touch tour 1pm)


Relaxed Performance:

Mon 14 Jan 7.30pm


Creatives


Author: Mark Ravenhill
Director: Vicky Featherstone

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