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Announcing the second tour of Things I Know To Be True to Tour for Autumn 2017

Following a hugely successful 2016 Australian and UK tour, Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company South Australia's critically acclaimed Things I Know To Be True returns to delight audiences in the UK from 27 September 2017. Andrew Bovell's new play will tour to Oxford Playhouse, The Lowry in Salford, Leicester Curve, Mercury Theatre in Colchester, York Theatre Royal, Chester Storyhouse, Southampton's Nuffield, Poole Lighthouse and London's Lyric Hammersmith.

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Frantic Assembly's Othello to be presented by the National Youth Theatre in London's West End, Autumn 2017

In an exclusive collaboration, the National Youth Theatre are proud to present Frantic Assembly's award-winning adaptation of Othello.

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Fatherland: Full Programme for Manchester International Festival 2017 announced

A bold new theatre show focusing on contemporary Fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions. Created by Frantic Assembly's Scott Graham, Karl Hyde from Underworld and playwright Simon Stephens, this emotive collage of words, music and movement will see a13-strong cast and a multitude of voices engulf the Royal Exchange Theatre. Click here to read the full press release. 

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Digital Theatre Capture of Things I Know To Be True

We're thrillied to announce the Digital Theatre capture of Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company South Australia's (STCSA) acclaimed production, Things I Know To Be True by Andrew BovellThe recording of the live production will be available to Digital Theatre's worldwide education audience from Wednesday 22nd of February, 2017. Click here to download the full press release

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Fatherland to premiere at Manchester International Festival 2017

We are very excited to announce Fatherland, our new co-production with Manchester International Festival, the Royal Exchange Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith and LIFT.

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Things I Know To Be True Production Images

Production photography is now available for the UK premiere of Things I Know To Be True, an exciting international co-production between Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company of South Australia. The play is currently in previews at Lyric Hammersmith and opening night will be Friday 16th September, ahead of its tour to Oxford, Warwick, Liverpool, Salford and Chichester.

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THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE REHEARSAL IMAGES

Rehearsal images are released today for Frantic Assembly's Things I Know To Be True, an exciting international co-production between Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company of South Australia. The play will have its UK premiere at the Lyric Hammersmith from 10th September until 1st October 2016 before touring to Oxford, Warwick, Liverpool, Salford and Chichester.

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THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE CASTING ANNOUNCED

Full casting has been announced for Andrew Bovell's Things I Know To Be True, an exciting international co-production between Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company of South Australia. Matthew Barker, Natalie Casey, Richard Mylan, Kirsty Oswald, Ewan Stewart and Imogen Stubbs will star in the play's UK premiere at the Lyric Hammersmith from 10th September until 1st October 2016 before embarking upon a UK tour.

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Things I Know To Be True UK Tour

Frantic Assembly is excited to announce the UK tour of of Andrew Bovell's Things I Know To Be True, an exciting international co-production with State Theatre Company of South Australia. It will receive its UK premiere at the Lyric Hammersmith from 10th September until 1st October 2016. A brand new commission written by leading Australian writer Andrew Bovell, Things I Know To Be True will enjoy its world premiere in Adelaide in May 2016, before being recreated for a UK tour later in the year.

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THING I KNOW TO BE TRUE STATE THEATRE COMPANY SOUTH AUSTRALIA CO-PRODUCTION

In 2016 Frantic Assembly will be partnering with renowned Australian powerhouse - State Theatre Company of South Australia based in Adelaide - to co-produce a new play from Australia's master playwright, Andrew Bovell. Things I Know To Be True will premiere at the Dunstan Playhouse from 13th May 2016, before seasons in Canberra and the UK. The production will be a landmark international collaboration between the two companies and will be co-directed by Geordie Brookman (Artistic Director of STCSA) and Frantic's own Scott Graham. Set and light will be designed by award-winning Geoff Cobham, with costumes by Ailsa Paterson, and the Australian cast will include Paul Blackwell, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Eugenia Fragos and Nathan O'Keefe.

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