Ditch

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Staged in the Old Vic Tunnels, Ditch is a frightening vision of a future and how we might behave when the conveniences of our civilisation are taken away. Read More >

Ditch is set in Britain in the near future when much of the country is underwater and the government has been reduced to a group of fascist strongmen. Men patrol the moors for illegals in a rural outpost of the state. As their numbers dwindle, they struggle to retain a semblance of civilisation in the face of the inevitable onset of global war.

Stark and imperative, but shot through with a sense of warm humanity, Beth Steel’s debut Ditch is a clear-eyed look at how we might behave when the conveniences of our civilisation are taken away, and a frightening vision of a future that could all too easily be ours.

Ditch is suitable for theatregoers aged 16 and older.

Ditch is staged at the Old Vic Tunnels, Statoin Approach Road, London SE1.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 13/05/2010

Opening Night: 19/05/2010

Closing Night: 26/06/2010

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Gethin Anthony, Sam Hazeldine, Matti Houghton, Dearbhla Molloy, Paul Rattray, Danny Webb

Creative

Director - Richard Twyman

Producer - Steven Atkinson, Samuel Hodges, Nate Sence

Designer - takis

Lighting Designer - Matt Prentice

Author - Beth Steel

Music By - Tom Mills

ABOUT The Old Vic

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