Opened: 28 July 2012
Booking until: 06 September 2012
Running time: 2 Hours 10 Mins
Prices: £15.50 - £41.50
Author / playwright: Alecky Blythe
Director: Rufus Norris
Music by: Adam Cork
London Road documents the events of 2006, when the quiet rural town of Ipswich was shattered by the discovery of the bodies of five women.
Adam Cork's music uses the melodic speech patterns captured on Alecky Blythe's recorded interviews with the people of Ipswich to create this extraordinary work.
BEST MUSICAL – Critics’ Circle Award 2011
‘Captivating… A startling, magically original success.’
‘Genuinely groundbreaking. Something very new for the musical form; raw humanity captured in music.’
‘A quietly stunning achievement… The creative daring and needling intelligence of London Road returns the complex texture of human life to musical theatre.’
Following a sell-out run in the Cottesloe last year, the award-winning production returns, this time to the Olivier Theatre