VenueRoyal Court - Jerwood Theatre
Other spaces at this venue include: Downstairs, Upstairs
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From21st July 2017
Opened28th July 2017
To9th September 2017
When19:30. Thu,Sat Mats 14:30
What is currently on at Royal Court - Jerwood Theatre (V411)


A kaleidoscopic evening's tour of a grotty, depressed road under the guidance of a rum-soaked narrator. Sharp, funny, sad, angry, bawdy and frequently obscene it depicts lives full of regrets for the past and dreams of the future. Revived twice within a year when if first appeared at the Royal Court, it went on to win numerous awards and has been called the most significant and original play of the 1980s. Regarded as a seminal portrait of Thatcher's 'other Britain' the play is a raw and grim account of unemployment seen through the eyes of its wideboy narrator Scullery and the inhabitants of a depressed Lancashire street. This show contains strong language and is not suitable for children.
Author Jim Cartwright

Archive :: production:T1147896137, play:S4777, venue:V411

Production details


Special Performances

  • 22 Aug 17 Captioned
  • 26 Aug 17 Relaxed
  • 2 Sep 17 Audio Described


Producer Royal Court Theatre
Director John Tiffany
Design Chloe Lamford
Lighting Lee Curan
Sound Gareth Fry
Director Jonathan Watkins (movement director)
Performer Michelle Fairley (Helen/Marion/Brenda)
Performer Mark Hadfield (Brian/Jerry)
Performer Faye Marsay (Louise/Clare)
Performer Mike Noble (Eddie/Skin-Lad)
Performer Dan Parr (Brink)
Performer Lemn Sissay (Scullery)
Performer June Watson (Molly/Linda)
Performer Liz White (Carol/Valerie)
Performer Shane Zaza (Joey)

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