The Train Driver

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South African playwright Athol Fugard directs his own new play based on a troubling true tale. Read More >

Internationally-acclaimed South African playwright Athol Fugard brings his production of his new play The Train Driver to Hampstead theatre following its premiere at the Fugard theatre in Cape Town.

A tormented train driver is compelled to visit a windswept graveyard in the Eastern Cape to find the unmarked grave of the woman he unintentionally killed. Inspired by a true event, The Train Driver is a haunting and deeply personal journey into the human soul.

Fugard’s plays are frequently produced on the London stage including, recently, Sizwi Banzi Is Dead at the National Theatre, Dimetos at the Donmar Warehouse and Hello And Goodbye at the Trafalgar Studios.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 04/11/2010

Opening Night: 09/11/2010

Closing Night: 04/12/2010

Running time: 1h20

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Owen Sejake, Sean Taylor

Creative

Director - Athol Fugard

Producer - Hampstead Theatre and Eric Abraham present a Fugard Theatre production

Designer - Saul Radomsky

Lighting Designer - Mannie Manim

Sound - John Leonard

Author - Athol Fugard

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