VenueDonmar Warehouse
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From8th February 2018
To24th March 2018
WhenMon-Sat 19:30. Thu,Sat Mats 14:30
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The York Realist

The York RealistT954884149
At the heart of the play is a gay love story set in York in the early 1960s. While putting on the York Miracle Plays, a middle class young man has met a working class man and tries to persuade him to leave York for London, where he is working in the theatre. But unlike so many working class artists in the 1960s, he stays at home. The play is also a meditation on art, and in particular on the existence of an alternative tradition that goes back to the York Mystery Cycles whose work is both tough and emotional, unsentimental and profoundly felt.
Author Peter Gill

Archive :: production:T954884149, play:S0256077900, venue:V389

Production details

Special Performances

  • 12 Mar 18 Captioned
  • 17 Mar 18 Touch Tour
  • 17 Mar 18 Audio Described


Producer Donmar Warehouse
Director Robert Hastie
Design Peter McKintosh
Lighting Paul Pyant
Sound Emma Laxton
Music Richard Taylor
Performer Ben Batt
Performer Lucy Black
Performer Lesley Nicol
Performer Katie West
Performer Matthew Wilson
Performer Brian Fletcher

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