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Till the Stars Come Down

a new play by Beth Steel

Booking and details

Until 16 March 2024
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The event location is

Dorfman Theatre

National Theatre, South Bank, London SE1 9PX

The event duration is Approx 2 hours and 30 minutes with a 20 minute interval

Everyone loves a wedding…

It’s Sylvia and Marek’s wedding and you are all invited.

Over the course of a hot summer’s day, a family gathers to welcome a newcomer into their midst. But as the vodka flows and dances are shared, passions boil over and the limits of love are tested.

What happens when the happiest day of your life opens the door to a new, frightening and uncertain future?

Directed by Bijan Sheibani (A Taste of Honey, Barber Shop Chronicles), this new play by former National Theatre writer-in-residence Beth Steel (The House of Shades) is a passionate, heartbreaking and hilarious portrayal of a larger-than-life family struggling to come to terms with a changing world.

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Suitability

Please note: This production features loud noises, flash pyrotechnics, strobe effects, haze, strong language, themes of racism and xenophobia, reference to suicide, scenes of a sexual nature and depictions of mild violence. More advice and guidance.

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Cast includes

The role of Sarah is played by:

Bodhi Rae Breathnach

Maggie Livermore

Cadence Williams

Production team

Playwright

Beth Steel

Beth Steel

Director

Bijan Sheibani

Bijan Sheibani

Set and Costume Designer

Samal Blak

Samal Blak

Lighting Designer

Paule Constable

Paule Constable

Choreographer and Movement Director

Aline David

Aline David

Sound Designer

Gareth Fry

Gareth Fry

Fight Director

Kev McCurdy

Kev McCurdy

Intimacy Director

Asha Jennings-Grant

Asha Jennings-Grant

Casting Director

Alastair Coomer CDG

Alastair Coomer CDG

Children's Casting

Chloe Blake

Chloe Blake

Dialect Coach

Charmian Hoare

Charmian Hoare

Company Voice Work

Cathleen McCarron

Cathleen McCarron

Company Voice Work

Tamsin Newlands

Tamsin Newlands

Staff Director

Stepan Mysko von Schultze

Stepan Mysko von Schultze

Ticket prices

All performances:
£20, £45, £50, £65

For concessions and discounts, see Ways to save

Please note the 6.30pm start time on the following performances: Thu 8 Feb, Tue 13 Feb, Thu 22 Feb and Tue 27 Feb.

Visit our Ticketing FAQs for information on how to book, ticket exchanges and more.

Prices may change according to demand

Assisted performances

Audio described

Chilled performance

The interpreter for the BSL performance will be Natasha Trantom.

Audio-described performances are preceded by a Touch Tour, 90 minutes before the performance start time. Call the Access line on 020 7452 3961 to book Touch Tours.

We have an allocation of tickets held for members of our Access scheme and if any of the assisted performances above are shown as “Sold Out”, tickets may still be available: Please log in to your account to view all available tickets, or call Box Office on 020 7452 3961

Smart caption glasses

Smart Caption Glasses are available upon request for Till the Stars Come Down.
Please contact access@nationaltheatre.org.uk to book glasses and for more information.

 

 

Photography (Marc Wootton and Sinead Matthews) by Simon Sorted.