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Anthony Neilson's latest play, Narrative, is to be created from scratch in the rehearsal room at the Royal Court Theatre to create a new play opening in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs. The young cast, which includes two actresses familiar to us from TV appearances in 'Fresh Meat' actress Zawe Ashton, and 'Misfits' Imogen Doel, will work with Anthony Neilson who is known for his groundbreaking and imaginative work. Neilson's previous productions at the Royal Court include 'Get Santa!', 'The Wonderful World of Dissocia (winner of Best Production in both the TMA and Critics' Award for Theatre in Scotland), 'The Lying Kind' and 'The Censor'. His reasoning behind creating this drama: "Because I want to write from passion, not obligation. Because I want to write for the actors I've cast, not cast for the parts I've written. Because I want to surprise you".

 

About Royal Court Theatre

Dedicated to putting on new work and discovering new voices, the Royal Court Theatre was seen as 'the most important theatre in Europe' by no less an authority than The New York Times. In 1956 it staged John Osborne's Look Back in Anger - a landmark in modern British drama - and the Sloane Square theatre has continued to produce work of an equally high standard, with numerous productions making a successful transition to the West End. More about Royal Court Theatre


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BodiesBodiesJude Christian directs Vivienne Franzmann's timely drama about the price of parenthood in a world of supply and demand, where an unborn, unwanted life can be purchased for 22,000 pounds.2017-07-24T19:45:00+01002017-08-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Court Theatre,   Sloane Square      SW1W 8AS
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RoadRoadDirector John Tiffany revives Jim Cartwright's seminal debut play, which explores the broken dreams and desperation of neighbours living along the same stretch of road in a deprived, working class area of Lancashire at the height of Thatcherism.2017-07-24T19:30:00+01002017-09-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Court Theatre,   Sloane Square      SW1W 8AS
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Me And Robin HoodMe And Robin HoodHoipolloi presents the story of Shon Dale-Jones's longstanding relationship with his favourite fictional friend that seeks to raise money for Street Child United, a charity that uses the power of sport to change the way the world negatively sees and treats street-connected children.2017-09-05T19:45:00+01002017-09-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Court Theatre,   Sloane Square      SW1W 8AS
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Me And Robin Hood
The DukeThe DukeHoipolloi's artistic director and award-winning writer and performer Shon Dale-Jones presents a solo show that takes audiences on an imaginative and touching journey, which gently challenges people to consider their priorities in a world full of crisis. Written to raise money for Save the Children's Child Refugee Crisis Appeal.2017-09-06T18:00:00+01002017-09-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Court Theatre,   Sloane Square      SW1W 8AS
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The Duke
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Royal Court Theatre,   Sloane Square      SW1W 8AS
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Victory ConditionVictory ConditionRoyal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone directs Chris Thorpe's meditation on modern life, exploring the invisible connections between a thousand people within the city limits of Johannesburg, each taking a sip of coffee at the same time.2017-10-05T19:00:00+01002017-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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