Vivienne Franzmann returns to the Royal Court Theatre with new play

New play Bodies runs this summer.

The Royal Court

The Royal Court Theatre have announced that Vivienne Franzmann will return to the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs with her new play Bodies which runs from 5 July to 12 August 2017, with an official opening on 11 July.

Directed by Jude Christian it features design by Gabriella Slade.

“We should have brought a gift”. “We’ve brought a gift. It’s called 22 thousand pounds.” Purchased from Russia. Developed in India. Delivered to the UK. A global transaction over nine months that offers ‘a lifetime of happiness’ to all involved. “What do you think will happen to a baby girl in India that nobody wants?”

Vivienne Franzmann's plays include Pests (Royal Court and Royal Exchange), The Witness (Royal Court), Mogadishu (Royal Exchance), The Snow Queen (Bristol Old Vic). Born in London she was a teacher for thirteen years. Her first play Mogadishu was nominated for an Evening Standard and an Olivier award.

Casting for Bodies is yet to be announced.

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