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London Tide

A new adaptation of Charles Dickens' Our Mutual Friend set to a new musical score by PJ Harvey.


10 Apr - 22 Jun 2024

Ticket Information

Tickets from £20

Location Info

National Theatre, London, UK

National Theatre presents this thrilling new adaptation of Charles Dickens' Our Mutual Friend set to a musical score created by PJ Harvey.

Across the city, two young women confront an uncertain future. In Limehouse, Lizzie Hexam struggles to break free of the river and its dark secrets. On the other side of town, Bella Wilfer mourns a lost marriage. The appearance of the mysterious John Rokesmith has the potential to change their lives forever. Will they sink or swim?

This romantic and propulsive thriller is a hymn to the city and the river that runs through it.

Directed by Ian Rickson (Translations) and adapted by Ben Power (The Lehman Trilogy), with original songs throughout written by acclaimed singer-songwriter, PJ Harvey.

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