Things I Know to be True

Things I Know to be True Tickets

Lyric Hammersmith
2 hours

Things I Know to Be True is a brand new commission by Australian writer Andrew Bovell and comes to the UK following a world premiere in Adelaide in May 2016. The production will open in London before touring to Oxford, Warwick, Liverpool, Salford and Chichester. Co-directed by Frantic Assembly's Tony and Olivier Award nominated Artistic Director Scott Graham and State Theatre Company's Artistic Director Geordie Brookman, the production is described as "a complex and intense study of the mechanics of a family that is both poetic and brutally frank".

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Things I Know to be True Synopsis: 

The story of a family and marriage through the eyes of four grown siblings struggling to define themselves beyond their parents’ love and expectations. Parents Bob and Fran have worked their fingers to the bone and with their four children grown and ready to fly the nest it might be time to relax and enjoy the roses. But the changing seasons bring home some shattering truths.

Age Restrictions: 
Suitabel for 14+
Andrew Bovell
Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company of South Australia
Scott Graham and Geordie Brookman
Cast list: 
Matthew Barker, Natalie Casey, Richard Mylan, Kirsty Oswald, Ewan Stewart and Imogen Stubbs.
Things I Know to be True Schedule
Previews from: 
Saturday, 10 September, 2016
Opening date: 
Friday, 16 September, 2016
Available from: 
Friday, 30 September, 2016
Booking to: 
Saturday, 1 October, 2016
Saturday, 1 October, 2016
King Street, Lyric Square, London, W6 0QL
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Latest Things I Know to be True News & Features

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
First Look at Frantic Assembly's Things I Know to Be True at the Lyric

Photos have been released for Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company of South Australia production of Things I Know to Be True which is currently in previews at the Lyric Hammersmith, with opening night on 16th September, ahead of its tour to Oxford, Warwick, Liverpool, Salford and Chichester.

Thursday, September 1, 2016
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From the other side of the August Bank Holiday the summer period certainly looks less bright, and whilst we can at least hope for an Indian Summer later in September, the change in season brings with it a new crop of fantastic productions all across London.

Monday, August 15, 2016
Top London Theatre Drama this September

With summer now firmly upon us and many theatrical eyes looking north to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to provide top drama, September brings with it not only its usual back-to-school vibe but also a whole host of exciting new plays to London's West End and beyond. Whilst musicals have been the focus of much of 2016, London is gearing up to welcome a number of excellent plays that are bound to suit a wide variety of tastes.

Our Review

It's not very often that you see a piece of theatre that resonates so soundly with a specific period of your life that it feels both difficult and cathartic to watch. As one of three siblings tottering over the milestone age of 30 I could relate wholeheartedly with so many aspects of Bovell's play that it felt strangely familiar yet constantly surprising. Whilst the sweeping mini-narratives... Read more

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