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My Country; a work in progress

in the words of people across the UK and Carol Ann Duffy

28 February to 22 March 2017
Running Time: 1 hour 20 minutes. There is no interval

My Country; a work in progress

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?

Didn't see My Country at the NT? See it at Theatre Royal Stratford East, 19 - 24 June

In the days following the Brexit vote, a team from the National Theatre of Great Britain 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.

These real testimonials are interwoven with speeches from party leaders of the time in this new play by Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate, and director Rufus Norris.

My Country; a work in progress opens in London before playing at venues around the country.

Created in collaboration with; Citizens Theatre, Curve, Derry Playhouse, Live Theatre, National Theatre Wales, Sage Gateshead, Salisbury Playhouse and Strike A Light Festival in association with Cusack Projects Limited.

UK Tour

My Country; a work in progress is currently on a UK tour.  Click here to visit the tour page.

Uncategorisable brilliance. A political intervention.


Compassionate, funny and insightful


Generous, open and sympathetic

Financial Times


Production team

My Country Rehearsal Gallery

Ticket prices

All performances
£35 - £15

Access performances
Audio described performance
Saturday 11 March at 2pm, prceeded by a Touch Tour at 12.30pm

Captioned performance
Monday 20 March at 8pm