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Absolute Beginners archiveRoy Williams, Soweto Kinch and dance theatre director Liam Steel join forces to create an explosively physical evocation of sexual liberalism, gang culture and racial tension, based on Colin MacInnes' bestseller Absolute Beginners. Set in the summer of 1958 that ends with the Notting Hill race riots, Absolute Beginners paints a vivid picture of London's changing society and the emergence of a style-conscious youth culture, as teenagers blow away the cobwebs of post-war life and create the world anew. Not recommended for under 14s


Sid Mitchell, Joanne Matthews, James Clyde, Micah Balfour, Tom Stuart, Rachel Sanders, Richard Frame, David Sibley, Darren Hart, Tosin Olomowewe


Book by: Colin MacInnes
Adapted by: Roy Williams
Producer(s): Lyric Hammersmith, Kate McGrath (for Fuel)
Director: Liam Steel
Music: Soweto Kinch
Design: Lizzie Clachan
Sound: Nick Manning
Lighting: Guy Hoare

Absolute Beginners

Absolute Beginners (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0490842259. Details of all Absolute Beginners archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01539644260

Archive Listings

26 Apr 07
26 May 07
Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
Outer London
Greater London

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