directed by Rupert Goold Set designer Miriam Buether Costume designer Katrina Lindsay Lighting designer Howard Harrison Music Alex Baranowski Projection Design Jon Driscoll with Gemma Carrington Choreographer Scott Ambler Sound Designer Gregory Clarke Company Voice Work Jeannette Nelson Associate Director Caroline Steinbeis Dramaturg Ben Power
CAST in order of speaking: Young Robert: Brian Ferguson Grace: Polly Frame Freya: Anna Madeley Steve: Geoffrey Streatfeild Tom: Gary Carr Jasmine: Jessica Raine Sarah: Lia Williams Simon: Tom Godwin Colin: Tom Goodman-Hill Supermarket Worker: Syrus Lowe Casey: Maggie Service Peter: Bryony Hannah Businessman: Clive Hayward Carter: Michael Gould Mrs. Andrews: Anne Lacey Roy: Tom Godwin Daniel: Clive Hayward Old Woman: Maggie Service Young Man: Syrus Lowe Robert: Bill Paterson Barman: Clive Hayward Receptionist: Polly Frame Maryna: Lucy Mary Barker Tim: Syrus Lowe Sally: Maggie Service Student: Clive Hayward Liberty: Maggie Service Jogger: Polly Frame Doctor Harris: Clive Hayward ALL OTHER PARTS ARE PLAYED BY MEMBERS OF THE COMPANY (and there are a lot...)
the stalls had been removed and replaced by a yellow S-shape stage. The audience ist seated alongsite it on bar stools. On the normal stage site and opposite there are small spaces on the first level with curtains to open for scenes. The location of the scenes is displayed by video projections against the walls.
the lives of three sisters and their families are shown over a generation from 1968 until 2025. Their scientist father feared the worst for the future of menkind and refused to welcome his children. While one daughter struggles as a politian with her former ideology, her out of work husband struggles to come to term with is life. Another sister is pregnant and refuses to accept her daughter to be while her husband seeks advise from his father-in-law in far Scotland. the third sister is a dancer and living a life of drugs and tries to sabotage her sister´s politian life. It all escalates in the suizid of the pregnant sister on Waterloo brigde and a kind of dreamworld and myths where all pain has gone ...
The scenes are interspersed with song and dance routines of mothers with prams, pesdestrians etc.