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Dunsinane

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Dunsinane, a new play by David Greig, is a vision of one man’s desire to restore peace in a country ravaged by war. Read More >

Dunsinane, a new play by David Greig, is a vision of one man’s desire to restore peace in a country ravaged by war.

Late at night in a foreign land, an English army sweeps through the landscape under cover of darkness and takes the seat of power.

Struggling to contain his men and the ambitions of his superiors, the commanding officer attempts to negotiate the unspoken rules of this unfamiliar country. This is Scotland in the eleventh century at the height of the fight for succession of the Scottish throne.

Dunsinane author Greig is a playwright and screenwriter whose play with music Midsummer was a hit of this year’s Edinburgh Festival. His work has been produced in almost every country in Europe as well as the US and Australia. His previous plays for the Royal Shakespeare Company include The American Pilot (2005) and Victoria (2000).

Dunsinane is directed by RSC Associate Director Roxana Silbert. This is her first production for the RSC having previously been Artistic Director of Paines Plough.

For more about Dunsinane at the Hampstead theatre, read the First Night Feature or our exclusive article by director Silbert.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 10/02/2010

Opening Night: 17/02/2010

Closing Night: 6/03/2010

Running time: 2h40

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Siobhan Redmond, Jacob Anderson, Brian Ferguson, Lisa Hogg, Joshua Jenkins, Tony McGeever, Alex Mann, Mairi Morrison, Jonny Phillips, Daniel Rose, Ewan Stewart, Sam Swann, Michael Amaning, Martin Bassindale, Joshua Campbell, Benjamin Cawley, Cass Chaplin, Rasfan Haval, Jeremy Irvine, Malachi Kirby, Christian Kyriacou, Jay Mair, Hauk Pattison, Tom Ross-Williams

Creative

Director - Roxana Silbert

Producer - Royal Shakespeare Company

Designer - Robert Innes Hopkins

Lighting Designer - Chahine Yavroyan

Movement Director - Anna Morrissey

Sound - Nick Powell

Author - David Greig

Music By - Nick Powell

About Hampstead Theatre

Eton Avenue, Swiss Cottage, London NW3 3EU

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