My Country: A Work In Progress
- Press Night
In the days following the Brexit vote, a team from the National Theatre spoke to people nationwide, aged 9 to 97, to hear their views on the country we call home. In a series of deeply personal interviews, they heard opinions that were honest, emotional, funny, and sometimes extreme. My Country puts their words centre stage.
Britannia calls a meeting, to listen to her people. Caledonia, Cymru, East Midlands, North East, Northern Ireland and the South West bring the voices of their regions. The debate is passionate, the darts are sharp, stereotypes nailed and opinions divided. Can there ever be a United Kingdom?
These real testimonials are interwoven with speeches from party leaders of the time in this groundbreaking new play by Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate, and director Rufus Norris.
Carol Ann Duffy Writer
Rufus Norris Director
Katrina Lindsay Designer
Paul Knott Lighting Designer
David Shrubsole Music
Alex Caplen Sound Designer
Jeannette Nelson Company Voice Work
Rosemary McKenna Staff Director
Pádraig Cusack Producer
Compassionate, funny and insightful
Matinee 18 May from £15.
Group, family, disabled and school rates available via our box office.
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1 hour 30 minutes. Please note that there is no interval.