The Lovely Bones

Performed from Tue 13 — Sat 17 Nov


The stage premiere of the world-famous novel.

Susie Salmon is just like any other young girl. She wants to be beautiful, adores her charm bracelet and has a crush on a boy from school. There’s one big difference though – Susie is dead.
Now she can only observe while her family manage their grief in their different ways. Her father, Jack is obsessed with identifying the killer. Her mother, Abigail is desperate to create a brighter future. And her sister, Lindsay is discovering the opposite sex with experiences that Susie will never know. Susie is desperate to help them and there might be a way of reaching them…

Alice Sebold’s novel The Lovely Bones is a unique coming-of-age tale that captured the hearts of readers throughout the world. Award-winning playwright Bryony Lavery has adapted it for this uplifting play about life after loss.

Recommended for ages 13+, at parents' discretion.
Contains themes of a violent and sexual nature.

Reviews of The Lovely Bones

What the press say


★★★★ “A mesmerising spectacle”

The Guardian

★★★★ “A riveting dialogue between heaven and earth”

The Times

★★★★ “A joyous, tragic celebration of humanity, with humour and tragedy nestled side by side.”

What's On Stage

What the public say

Wow, what an amazing production!! The mirror lit from behind created fantastic effects,adding to the range of emotions experienced throughout the play. It was gripping from the powerful opening to the emotional ending. Congratulations to the cast and all involved in this amazing production. The standing ovation was well deserved.

Sarah Baillie

A great performance by everyone, an amazing story told brilliantly by the cast and would recommend it to everyone

Colin

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