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VenueLyttelton (National Theatre)
Other spaces: Lyttelton Loft
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From18th September 2004
Opened29th September 2004
To15th December 2004
WhenSep 18,20,21,22,23,24,25,27,28 Oct 4,5,6,13,14,15,16,18,19,28,29,30, Nov 1,12,13,15,26,27,29, Dec 8,9,10,11,13,14,15 at 19:30. Sep 29 19:00. Oct 6,16,19,30, Nov 13,27, Dec 9,11,15 Mats 14:15
PricesFrom £10.00. To £35.00.
What is currently on at Lyttelton (National Theatre) (V374)

Buried Child

Buried ChildT0501116930
Set in rural America as it was reeling from a recession, the downturn of the agricultural industry and with a rising popularity in highly conservative candidates, the similarity of the political atmosphere in 1979 and 2016 is compelling, especially in the run up to the American Presidential Election in November. Casting a brutal light on disenfranchised Americans, Buried Child is a dark, macabre and painfully funny family drama that is as relevant now as it was during it's first run almost 40 years ago.
Author Sam Shepard

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USER (23Sep04): So good I left at the interval


Producer National Theatre
Director Matthew Warchus
Design Rob Howell
Lighting Natasha Katz
Sound Paul Groothuis
Music Gary Yershon
Performer Brendan Coyle (Tilden)
Performer Sam Troughton (Vince)
Performer Sean Murray (Bradley)
Performer John Rogan (Father Dewis)
Performer Lauren Ambrose (Shelley)
Performer Elizabeth Franz (Halie)
Performer M. Emmet Walsh (Dodge)

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