Things I Know To Be True

Frantic Assembly's critically acclaimed family drama
  • £16.50 - £29.50 (each ticket is subject to a £1.50 booking fee)
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  • Storyhouse Theatre

Part of: Autumn Season 2017

A new play by Andrew Bovell

Following a hugely successful 2016 Australian and UK tour, Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company of South Australia’s critically acclaimed Things I Know To Be True returns to delight audiences this Autumn.

As beautifully touching as it is funny and bold, Things I Know To Be True tells the story of a family and marriage through the eyes of four grown siblings struggling to define themselves beyond their parents’ love and expectations. Parents Bob and Fran have worked their fingers to the bone and with their four children grown and ready to fly the nest it might be time to relax and enjoy the roses. But the changing seasons bring home some shattering truths.

Featuring Frantic Assembly’s celebrated physicality, and co-directed by Frantic Assembly’s Tony and Olivier Award nominated Artistic Director Scott Graham and State Theatre Company’s Artistic Director Geordie Brookman, Things I Know To Be True is a complex and intense study of the mechanics of a family that is both poetic and brutally frank.

Post-show Discussion: Wednesday 8 November, 2.30pm (Book Now)
Captioned Performance: Saturday 11 November, 2.30pm (Book Now)

Group discounts and a limited number of concessions for people aged under 26 are available for this event
There are a limited number of discounts for schools and education groups (e-mail allan.foy@storyhouse.com
Standby tickets will be released on the day and be bookable in Storyhouse

Certificate:

14+

Duration

Approx 120 mins

Reviews

A thing of beauty. Exquisitely observed. An absolute gem
An intricate, inventive study of family life. Genuinely beautiful
Gently magical. The cast is terrific
Genuinely haunting and fervently recommended

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