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Coram Boy

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About the Show Less...

A tale of two cities, two orphans and fathers and sons. Read More >

Coram BoyA tale of two cities: Gloucester and London.

A tale of two orphans at the Coram Hospital for Deserted Children: Toby saved from an African slave ship and Aaron, the abandoned son of the heir to a great estate.

A tale of fathers and sons, set in the dark heart of 18th-century England. An epic adventure filled with danger and excitement.

The National Theatre’s 2005 hit returns for a second Christmas season.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 29/11/2006

Opening Night: 07/12/2006

Closing Night: 24/02/2007

Running time: 2h50

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Cast & Creative


Director - Melly Still

Designer - Ti Green and Melly Still

Lighting Designer - Paule Constable

Movement Director - (Fight Director) Alison de Burgh

Author - Adapted by Helen Edmundson from a novel by Jamila Gavin

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