SEA WALL at the Traverse

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Bush Theatre at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe Festival '09

Things for Alex are good. He loves his wife, his daughter, his city, his job. But sometimes the force of life can crash against you. Sometimes everything you thought you could always depend on can be taken away.

Sea Wall is a story about family, fear and the things that can't be undone. It is award-winning playwright Simon Stephens' new play. His previous plays include Pornography (Traverse Theatre, 2008), Port (Pearson Award for Best Play), Christmas, On the Shore of the Wide World (Olivier Award for Best New Play), Motortown, and Harper Regan.

Olivier Award Winner Andrew Scott's recent theatre credits include Roaring Trade at the Soho Theatre and Vertical Hour on Broadway.

Sea Wall was first shown at the Bush Theatre in 2008 as part of the Broken Space Season.

To book tickets please visit the Traverse Website or ring the box office on 0131 228 1404

This is a past event 06 Aug 2009 to 16 Aug 2009
Director
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Cast

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Andrew Scott

Theatre Includes Roaring Trade (Soho Theatre); The Vertical Hour (Broadway, Drama league nomination); Dying City (Royal Court); Aristocrats (National Theatre); A Girl In A Car With A Man (Olivier award), Playing the Victim, Crave, Dublin Carol (Royal Court); The Coming World (Soho Theatre); The Cavalcaders (Tricycle); Long Day's Journey Into Night (Gate, Dublin); The Secret Fall of Constance Wilde, Six Characters In Search Of An Author, The Marriage of Figaro, A Woman Of No Importance (Abbey theatre, Dublin); The Lonesome West (Druid/Royal Court)

Television includes John Adams, My life in Film, Band of Brothers, Longitude, The American.

Film includes The Duel, Little White Lie, Dead Bodies, (Best Actor, Irish Film Awards. Shooting Star Award, Berlin FF), Saving Private Ryan, Korea, Nora.

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Tupele Dorgu
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23 May
Brilliant. Fond, painful memories of performing it at the Canadian premiere in Winnipeg with @THEATREbtRIVER ❤️ https://t.co/QwNWmfUYJq
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23 May
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23 May
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23 May
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