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Our Country’s Good

9th March to 2nd June 2018

SUMMARY

A Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company Production in co-production with Ramps on the Moon

By Timberlake Wertenbaker Based on The Playmaker by Thomas Keneally

Our Country's good cast on stage at The Nottingham Playhouse

Our Country’s Good is both a comedy and a powerful drama which shows us how we can escape the chains that bind us.

In 1787, ships each with over 700 convicts on board set sail on an eight month voyage. When they arrive in Australia, their survival is by no means certain: supplies are running out, the convicts are stealing food or trying to escape and the guards are threatening mutiny.

Our Country’s Good tells the extraordinary true story of a group of convicts and a young officer who rehearse and perform a play – Australia’s first theatrical production. With opposition from the officers and a leading lady who may be hanged, the odds are stacked against them.

GENRE

Play

RUNNING TIME

2h 55m

SUITABILITY

Adults

Our Country's Good performance at the Nottingham Playhouse

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