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VenueLyric Hammersmith Theatre
Other spaces: Studio
TownOuter London
CountyGreater London
From25th May 2018
Opened31st May 2018
To23rd June 2018
When19:30. May 31 at 19:00. Fri, Jun 1,8,15,22 at 20:00. Wed,Sat Mats 14:30
What is currently on at Lyric Hammersmith Theatre (V315)


The show explores identity, nationality, masculinity - and what it means to belong in a world weighed down by the expectations of others. Tender and tough, honest and true, FATHERLAND is a vital and necessary show about what we were, who we are and what we'd like to become.
Author Scott Graham
Author Karl Hyde
Author Simon Stephens

Archive :: production:T437141280, play:S02023590405, venue:V315

Production details

World Premiere. FATHERLAND is a bold new theatre show created by Scott Graham from Frantic Assembly, Underworld's Karl Hyde and playwright Simon Stephens, focusing on contemporary fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions. Inspired by conversations with fathers and sons from the trio's home towns in the heart of the country, FATHERLAND is a survey of life in England's towns today. The show will transform the familiar spaces of Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre, with a cast of 13 men and a remarkable, all-embracing musical score by Karl Hyde and Matthew Herbert. Part of the London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT)


Producer Manchester International Festival
Producer Frantic Assembly
Producer Royal Exchange Theatre
Producer Lyric Hammersmith
Producer LIFT
Director Scott Graham
Music Matthew Herbert
Design Jon Bausor
Lighting Jon Clark
Sound Ian Dickson (for Autograph)
Choreographer Eddie Kay
Director Anne McNulty (casting director)
DramaturgNick Sidi

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