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Standing At The Sky’s Edge (music by Richard Hawley)

Standing At The Sky's Edge
Where? Gillian Lynne Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden When? 8th February to 3rd August 2024 7.30 PM (Tue-Sat) 2.30 PM matinees (Wed & Sat) Running time? 2 hours 50 mins, with interval Price? From £25 Parking: Nearby car parks Buses: 6, 9, 13, 23, RV1 Bus fares Trains: The closest station is Covent Garden Piccadilly Other nearby stations: Holborn and Leicester Square Train fares

The Olivier Award-winning new musical Standing At The Sky’s Edge draws a picture of modern Britain through the eyes of people living on one housing estate in Sheffield.

The set of Standing At The Sky’s EdgePhoto: lwtheatres.co.uk
The set of Standing At The Sky’s Edge

Poppy is trying to escape her miseable old life in London, Joy and Jimmy just want to spend the rest of their lives together, whilst Rose and Harry are still waiting to begin the new life that they've been promised.

The show is a hilarious, heartfelt, gut-wrenching exploration of community, following the highs, lows, hopes and dreams of three generations of family across six tumultuous decades.

Soundtrack of songs by Richard Hawley

The show features music by Richard Hawley -- best-known as a member of the Britpop band Pulp before he found success as a solo artist -- and a stunning set that brings the towering architecture of Park Hill vividly to life.

The set of Standing At The Sky’s EdgePhoto: lwtheatres.co.uk
The set of Standing At The Sky’s Edge

Standing At The Sky's Edge Cast & Creatives

Director: Robert Hastie; Written by: Chris Bush; Cast: Elizabeth Ayodele, Joel Harper-Jackson, Sharlene Hector, Mel Lowe, Laura Pitt-Pulford, Lauryn Redding, Samuel Jordan, Baker Mukasa, Alistair Natkiel, Rachael Wooding; Music and lyrics: Richard Hawley

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