Translations


Owen, the prodigal son, returns to rural Donegal from Dublin. With him are two British army officers. Their ambition is to create a map of the area, replacing the Gaelic names with English.
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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: National Theatre
Started: Tuesday 22 May 2018
Closed: Saturday 11 August 2018
Running time:2 hrs 30 mins (inc interval)
Age suitability: Not available

Background


Colin Morgan (Humans, Merlin) plays Owen and Ciarán Hinds (Game of Thrones, Girl from the North Country) plays his father.

Synopsis


Owen, the prodigal son, returns to rural Donegal from Dublin.


With him are two British army officers.


Their ambition is to create a map of the area, replacing the Gaelic names with English.


It is an administrative act with radical consequences.


Brian Friel's modern classic is a powerful account of nationhood, which sees the turbulent relationship between England and Ireland play out in one quiet community.


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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 22 May 2018

Press night:Wednesday 30 May 2018

Closes:Saturday 11 August 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:
Various ‑ check schedule for details.

Intervals:1

Matinee:
Various - check schedule for details.

Intervals:1

Tickets


Previews:
£32 - £15

Standard:

Monday - Thursday eves, all matinees

£45, £38, £34, £26, £15


Friday & Saturday eves

£50, £44, £36, £28, £15


Access information


Captioned performances, for deaf and hard of hearing:

Saturday 7 July, 7.30pm


Cast


Steve Cash

Adam Collier

Dermot Crowley

Aidan Dooley

Aoife Duffin

Adetomiwa Edun

Nigel Fairs

Michelle Fox

Ciarán Hinds

Laurence Kinlan

Niamh McGowan

Colin Morgan

Seamus O'Hara

Judith Roddy

Rufus Wright


Creatives


Author: Brian Friel
Composer: Stephen Warbeck
Director: Ian Rickson
Designer: Rae Smith
Lighting: Neil Austin
Sound: Ian Dickinson
Movement: Anna Morrissey

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