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Local Hero archiveBased on the screenplay of the original film. Ambitious Texan oil executive Mac MacIntyre arrives in Scotland on a mission to buy a small seaside village and replace it with a refinery. It's the deal of a lifetime, but Mac soon finds out that putting a price on this scenic spot is more complicated than he bargained for. Before the locals get rich, they must decide what a village is worth - a Maserati? A million? A marriage? Or is feeling at home worth more than even oil money can buy? World Premiere. A wry comedy about a man who sets out to buy a beach, but ends up losing his heart to a village, Bill Forsyth's magical Local Hero takes to the stage with new music and songs by the legendary Mark Knopfler.

Cast/Performers

Damian Humbley (Mac), Katrina Bryan (Stella), Matthew Pidgeon (Gordon), Simon Rouse (Happer), Scott Ainslie, Caroline Deyga, Julian Forsyth, Emmanuel Kojo, Helen Logan, Suzie McAdam, Matthew Malthouse, Joanne McGuinness, John McLarnon, Adam Pearce, Wendy Somerville

Creatives/Company

Book by(s): Bill Forsyth, David Greig
Music(s): Mark Knopfler, Dave Milligan (music supervisor)
Lyrics: Mark Knopfler
Corporate Sponsor: Famous Grouse
Producer(s): The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Old Vic
Director(s): John Crowley, Will Burton (casting director), Jim Carnahan (casting director US)
Design(s): Scott Pask, Luke Halls (video)
Costume: Scott Pask
Lighting: Paule Constable
Sound: Paul Arditti
Musical Director: Phil Bateman
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.

Local Hero

Local Hero (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T813379310. Details of all Local Hero archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1075609282

Archive Listings

19 Mar 19
to
20 Apr 19
Royal Lyceum Theatre
Edinburgh
Edinburgh
14 Mar 19
to
4 May 19
Royal Lyceum Theatre
Edinburgh
Edinburgh

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