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Citizens Theatre | David Greig | Graham Eatough | Alasdair Gray

A young man arrives in a dying city with seashells in his pockets. He doesn’t know who he is, or how he got here. He goes by the only name he can think of: Lanark.

This theatrical re-imagining of Alasdair Gray’s seminal work takes us from the Dragon Chambers to the Cathedral of Unthank, from post-war Glasgow School of Art to the sinister underground Institute, from the heavenly city of Provan to the hellish Elite Café, combining science fiction, realism, fantasy, and playful storytelling.

This new production celebrates both Gray’s 80th year and the 70th anniversary of the Citizens Theatre and continues a collaboration between Graham Eatough and David Greig which began with experimental theatre company Suspect Culture.

Please note this performance contains adult themes.

Co-production between the Citizens Theatre and the Edinburgh International Festival

Citizens Theatre | Adapted from the novel by Alasdair Gray
Graham Eatough Director
David Greig Writer
Nick Powell Composer
Laura Hopkins Designer
Nigel Edwards Lighting designer
Simon Wainwright Video designer

Sandy Grierson
Andy Clark
George Drennan
Jessica Hardwick
Paul Thomas Hickey
Louise Ludgate
Helen Mackay
Gerry Mulgrew
Camrie Palmer
Ewan Somers

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23-31 August 2015

This event was part of a previous International Festival and is therefore unavailable to book or watch. The 2021 programme will be announced in June.