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Performance

VenueLyttelton (National Theatre)
Other spaces: Lyttelton Loft
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From15th April 2015
Opened23rd April 2015
To22nd June 2015
WhenApr 15,16,17,18,20,21,22,28,29,30, May 7,8,9,11,19,20,21,22,23,25,26,27,28,29,30, Jun 1,2,3,21at 19:30. Apr 23 19:00. Apr 29, May 9,20,23,30, Jun 2,20 Mats 14:15
What is currently on at Lyttelton (National Theatre) (V374)

Light Shining in Buckinghamshire

Light Shining in BuckinghamshireT698971948
For ten years in the middle of the seventeenth century, England was governed by radical extremists. Fuelled by unshakeable religious conviction, soldiers killed the king believing that Christ would come to replace him. Theirs was a war to establish heaven on earth. To those who believed in the established order, it must have seemed that the future was in the hands of the terrorists. Written in 1976, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire speaks directly to our own political moment. A dramatic collage of the most turbulent period of our history, it tells the story of a group of men and women who thought they had glimpsed a spark of unspeakable, transcendent glory. It is impossible not to hear echoes of our own times.
Author Caryl Churchill


Archive :: production:T698971948, play:S3991, venue:V374

Production details

Company

Producer National Theatre
Director Lyndsey Turner
Design Es Devlin
Costume Soutra Gilmour
Lighting Bruno Poet
Director Joseph Alford (movement)
Music Helen Chadwick
Sound Christopher Shutt
Performer Trystan Gravelle
Performer Joshua James
Performer Amanda Lawrence
Performer Ashley McGuire
Performer Simon Manyonda
Performer Alan Williams
Performer Leo Bill
Performer Joe Caffrey
Performer Elizabeth Chan
Performer Jonathan Dryden Taylor
Performer Daniel Flynn
Performer Nicholas Gleaves
Performer Trystan Gravelle
Performer Ash Hunter
Performer Joshua James
Performer Amanda Lawrence
Performer Adelle Leonce
Performer Ashley McGuire
Performer Simon Manyonda
Performer Ann Ogbomo
Performer Steffan Rhodri
Performer Joseph Rowe
Performer Alan Williams
Performer Sargon Yelda

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