Cleansed

(Premiere 2016)
DIRECTOR Katie Mitchell
THEATRE COMPANY National Theatre
DESCRIPTION
Cleansed imagines a world in which language, human relationships and the body itself are pared away to bare bone.
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Country: United Kingdom

Runtime: 105 min

CAST (ACTORS | DANCERS | SINGERS)

Michelle Terry | Grace
Actor
Natalie Klamar | Woman
Actor
Graham Butler | Graham
Actor
Peter Hobday | Carl
Actor
Tom Mothersdale | Tinker
Actor
Actor
Actor

Creatives

Director | Katie Mitchell
Playwright | Sarah Kane
Composer | Paul Clark
Musical Director | Paul Clark
Set Designer | Alex Eales
Costume Designer | Sussie Juhlin-Wallen
Lighting Designer | Jack Knowles
Adaptation by | Katie Mitchell
Movement Director | Joseph Alford
Sound Designer | Melanie Wilson
Casting Director | Wendy Spon

Production

Production Manager | Tariq Hussain
Stage Manager | Pippa Meyer

PHOTOS

TRAILER

THEATRES

National Theatre, London, 16/02/2016 - 05/05/2016

THEATRE COMPANIES

REVIEWS

'Repellent, at times horrifying, yet compelling production of Sarah Kane’s play of pain'
'Rufus Norris has shown considerable bravery in programming a controversial Sarah Kane work. While those interested in the In-Yer-Face phenomenon and the innate inhumanity that seems to afflict societ ...
'It may be too gruesome much for some, but Sarah Kane’s 1998 horror show feels depleted in Katie Mitchell’s protracted revival'
'Gore-fest staged with upsetting realism'
'Katie Mitchell’s scrupulously crafted revival of Sarah Kane's shocking play is hard to watch and occasionally repugnant, but it is gorily immediate and somewhat intoxicating'

STORYLINE

Tinker practises the art of atrocity, but even he isn’t immune from the need for love. Existing on the border between beauty and brutality, Cleansed imagines a world in which language, human relationships and the body itself are pared away to bare bone