Falkland Sound, RSC, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, from Saturday 5 August to Saturday 16 September 2023
The world premiere of Falkland Sound by Brad Birch opens at the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon in the Summer of 2023.
This new play is inspired by the real-life testimonies of those who lived through the Falklands conflict and explores a community and way of life turned upside down following the invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentine forces in April 1982.
The company includes: Eduardo Arcelus (Gabriel), Alvaro Flores (Sebastian/One), Sandy Foster (Rosie/Clare), Anyebe Godwin (Jacob), Joanne Howarth (Mrs Hargreaves/Thatcher), Oliver Hembrough (Geoff/Dad), Avita Jay (Sue/Three), Tom Milligan (John/Two), Sarah Moyle (Mary/Joan), Lauren Patel (Sally), Simon Rivers (Edwin/Editor) and Joe Usher (Robbie).
Brad Birch is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter from Wales whose work has been produced in the UK, USA, Japan, Russia, Germany, Spain, Italy and Malta. His plays include Missing People, Black Mountain, The Brink, Gardening: For the Unfulfilled and Alienated (winner of the Edinburgh Fringe First award, 2013) and Tender Bolus.
In 2016, he was awarded the Harold Pinter Commission at the Royal Court. His plays are published by Methuen Drama and his first anthology, Plays One, was published in 2018. He is currently under commission with Rooks Nest and Film4.
Falkland Sound is directed by Aaron Parsons with Design by Aldo Vázquez, Lighting by Amy Mae, Music by Jack Drewry, Sound by Alexandra Faye Braithwaite, Casting by Matthew Dewsbury CDG and Martin Poile.
Further details and tickets: https://www.rsc.org.uk/falkland-sound/