Created by Scott Graham of Frantic Assembly, Karl Hyde and Simon Stephens.
Songs from a forgotten England
Commissioned and produced by Lyric Hammersmith, LIFT, Manchester International Festival, Frantic Assembly and Royal Exchange Theatre. Supported by PRS Music Foundations
25 May - 23 June 2018
Press Night: Thursday 31 May 2018 at 7pm
This bold new production by Scott Graham, Karl Hyde and Simon Stephens, focusing on contemporary fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions, premiered at the Royal Exchange Theatre as part of Manchester International Festival. Fatherland will open in May at the Lyric Hammersmith as part of LIFTfestival 2018. This intensely physical production is performed by a 13-strong cast who will be joined by the Chorus of Others, a cacophony of voices, specially formed as part of Fatherland. Fatherland features exclusive songs and music written by Karl Hyde (Underworld) and Matthew Herbert.