The Unreturning

A Frantic Assembly & Theatre Royal Plymouth Production

By Anna Jordan

A British northern coastal town. Three young men are coming home from war. Their stories, set at different times over the last 100 years, are beautifully interwoven in this compelling new play featuring Frantic's celebrated physicality. The cast will include Jared Garfield, Joe Layton, Jonnie Riordan and Kieton Saunders-Browne. 

The Unreturning explores the profound effect that war has on young lives, and asks - what does coming home really mean? What is home? And when experience has shattered you into a million pieces, will home help to put you together again, or treat you as an ugly truth it does not want to confront?  

All four members of the cast for The Unreturning were part of the Ignition programme, now in it's tenth year, before they went on to train professionally and pursue acting careers. 

Book Tickets

Theatre Royal Plymouth

20 September - 6 October
01752 267222
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Nuffield Southampton Theatre

9 October - 13 October
023 8067 1771
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Liverpool Everyman

16 October - 20 October
0151 709 4776
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Traverse Theatre Edinburgh

22 October - 27 October
0131 228 1404
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The Old Rep, Birmingham

30 October - 2 November
0121 359 9444
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Curve, Leicester

11 February - 16 February

Taliesin Arts Centre

20 February - 23 February
01792 60 20 60
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Written by: Anna Jordan
Director: Neil Bettles
Set and Projection Design: Andrzej Goulding
Sound Design: Pete Malkin
Lighting Design: Zoe Spurr
Associate Director: Jessica Williams
Costume Designer: Lily Arnold

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