Image (Ningali Lawford-Wolf) from the Australian production c Tom Huntley, The Advertiser
Neil Armfield directs a large ensemble cast, with live music by composer Iain Grandage.
This hauntingly poetic production was conceived in collaboration with Aboriginal artists and is performed in Dharug as well as English.
This production is playing at the Edinburgh International Festival from 2 - 11 August.
A deeply moving and unflinching journey into Australia's dark history.
Adapted from Kate Grenville's acclaimed novel, this multi-award-winning production from Sydney Theatre Company tells the story of two families divided by culture and land.
William Thornhill arrives in New South Wales a convict from the slums of London.
Upon earning his pardon he discovers that this new world offers something he didn't dare dream of: a place to call his own.
But as he plants a crop and lays claim to the soil on the banks of the Hawkesbury River, he finds that this land is not his to take.
Its ancient custodians are the Dharug people.
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Performance days & times
Monday - Thursday eves, all matinees
£84, £64, £55, £45, £32, £15
Friday & Saturday eves
£88, £68, £59, £49, £34, £18
Audio‑described performances, for blind and visually impaired people:
Fri 6 September, 7pm
Sat 7 September, 1pm preceded by a Touch Tour
Captioned performances, for deaf or hard‑of‑hearing people:
Mon 2 September, 7pm
Wed 4 September, 1pm
Author: Kate Grenville, adapted for the stage by Andrew Bovell
Composer: Iain Grandage
Director: Neil Armfield
Set designer: Stephen Curtis
Costume designer: Tess Schofield
Lighting: Mark Howett
Sound: Steve Francis