The Last Ship


The Last Ship
The Last Ship tells the story of a ship-building town and its people. Gideon Fletcher, a sailor, returns home from half-a-lifetime at sea to discover the ship-building life he left behind in chaos. The yard is closing and no one knows what will come next. With the engine fired and pistons in motion, picket lines are drawn as foreman Jackie White and his wife Peggy fight to hold their community together in the face of the gathering storm. Sting's personal, political and passionate musical comes home to Newcastle, in an epic tale of community, hope and a great act of collective defiance.
Approximate runtime 122minutes.
Age Advisory: 12+

Performers Joe McGann (Jackie White), Richard Fleeshman (Gideon Fletcher), Charlie Hardwick (Peggy White), Frances McNamee (Meg Dawson), Michael Blair (Yard Worker), Joe Caffrey (Billy Thompson), Matt Corner (Young Gideon/Yard Worker), Marvin Ford (Ferryman/Yard Worker), Orla Gormley (Cathleen/Yard Worker), Annie Grace (Mrs Dees), Sean Kearns (Freddy Newland/Old Joe), Katie Moore (Ellen Dawson), Charlie Richmond (Adrian Sanderson), Parisa Shahmir (Young Meg), Kevin Wathen (Davey Harrison), Penelope Woodman (Baroness Tynedale).
Music Sting. Producer Northern Stage (in association with Karl Sydow and Kathryn Schenker). Director Lorne Campbell.

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Tour details for The Last Ship

Between 16th April 2018 and 7th July 2018 this tour will visit 10 venues in Birmingham, Northampton, Leeds, Nottingham, Cardiff, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, York and Salford. This production has already been seen in 2 venues since 12th March 2018.

Dates for The Last Ship (Musical) tour

Currently showing
Mon, 16th April 2018 to Sat, 21st April 2018
  New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham» {2}

Tue, 24th April 2018 to Sat, 28th April 2018
  Royal & Derngate, Northampton» {3}

Mon, 30th April 2018 to Sat, 5th May 2018
  Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds» {2}

Tue, 8th May 2018 to Sat, 12th May 2018
  Playhouse, Nottingham» {1}

Mon, 14th May 2018 to Sat, 19th May 2018
  Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff» {1}

Mon, 4th June 2018 to Sat, 9th June 2018
  Bord Gais Energy Theatre (formerly Grand Canal Theatre), Dublin» {1}

Tue, 12th June 2018 to Fri, 15th June 2018
  Festival Theatre, Edinburgh» {1}

Mon, 18th June 2018 to Sat, 23rd June 2018
  Theatre Royal, Glasgow» {3}

Mon, 25th June 2018 to Sat, 30th June 2018
  Theatre Royal, York» {1}

Tue, 3rd July 2018 to Sat, 7th July 2018
  The Lowry, Salford» {3}
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Mark The Toon (13Mar18): 5

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