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The Great Wave archiveAn epic play set in Japan and North Korea. On a dark and stormy night two sisters, Hanako and Reiko, are swept away by a gigantic wave. Reiko survives while Hanako is, seemingly, lost to the sea. Their mother, however, can't shake the feeling her daughter is still alive.


Author: Francis Turnly

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Archive listings for The Great Wave (2018)

Work type: Play.


Dorfman Theatre. The Great Wave won the Catherine Johnson Award (2016), and renews Turnly's collaboration with the Tricycle Theatre - in 2014 he was awarded the Channel 4 Playwright in Residence, joining the Tricycle Theatre for a residency throughout 2015.Producer Tricycle Theatre. Producer National Theatre. Director Indhy Rubasingham. Design Tom Piper. Design Luke Halls (video). Lighting Oliver Fenwick. Director Polly Bennett (movement direction). Music David Shrubsole. Sound Alex Caplen. Performer Kae Alexander. Performer Rosalind Chao. Performer Tuyen Do. Performer Vincent Lai. Performer Kwong Loke. Performer Frances Mayli McCann. Performer Kirsty Rider. Performer Leo Wan. Performer David Yip.
10 Mar 18 to 14 Apr 18Dorfman Theatre (National Theatre), West End :: V375
listing details L01756110602


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