Olivier Theatre, National

Olivier Theatre, National

Address:
Olivier Theatre, National
South Bank
London
SE1 9PX

Directions:

(10mins) Follow signs for exits to the South Bank. This should lead you to an underground pedestrian passage called ‘Sutton Walk’ that emerges at the South Bank. Turn right and walk along the river Thames until you see the Nat

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Translations

Translations

Following a sold-out run in 2018, Ian Rickson’s exquisite production of Brian Friel's masterpiece returns to the National Theatre. Ciarán Hinds (Game of Thrones, Girl from the North Country) reprises his critically acclaimed role of patriarch and schoolmaster, Hugh, whose livelihood and culture are at risk. Owen, the prodigal son, returns to rural Donegal from Dublin. With him are two British army officers. Their ambition is to create a map of the area, replacing the Gaelic names with English. It is an administrative act with radical consequences.

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