Event - National Youth Theatre- Animal Farm
But gradually a cunning, ruthless élite among them start to take control. Soon the other animals discover that they are not all as equal as they thought, and find themselves hopelessly ensnared as one form of tyranny is replaced with another and independence isn’t what they were promised it would be.
Award-winning political playwright Tatty Hennessy (A Hundred Words for Snow, F*Off) adapts George Orwell’s classic as an allegory for our own times exploring themes of revolution, the price of sovereignty and power with humour and sharp wit.
Directed with playful invention by Ed Stambollouian (Pinter at the Pinter, West End), this Made in Northampton production, in association with Kneehigh Theatre, will star Britain’s best young performing talent from the 2020 National Youth Theatre REP Company.
The production is a collaboration between Royal & Derngate and the National Youth Theatre, whose renowned alumni rank amongst Britain’s greatest actors including Northampton’s Matt Smith, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Helen Mirren and Daniel Day Lewis.
ðŸŽŸï¸ Priority Booking Open for NYT members & NYT HubðŸŽŸï¸ @NYTREPCompany co-productions with @RoyalDerngate in 2021:— NationalYouthTheatre (@NYTofGB) December 18, 2020
Abridged by @DzifaBenson
Directed by @MirandaCromwell
George Orwell's ANIMAL FARM
Adapted by @TattyHennessy
Directed by @edstambo pic.twitter.com/w4thHNi7fB
Pleased to be able to confirm that @NYTREPcompany / @NYTofGB will be back in the new year with #animalfarm.— Soulton Hall (@SoultonHall) December 18, 2020
This #artwork by @helenmurraypix was shot here and its great!
Tickets released soon! Stand by! pic.twitter.com/ZkHlm6aWIj
16th June 2021 - 19th June 2021