28 March-10 June 2006. Mike Leighs acclaimed play Two Thousand Years returns to the Nationals Lyttelton Theatre following a sell-out run at the Cottesloe and a UK tour. Better known in recent times for his award-winning films Secrets and Lies and Vera Drake, this is Leighs first stage play in over ten years. Described by The Times as ..amusing, touching and wise, the play explores the themes of politics, religion, identity and the thorny issues at the heart of the Palestine-Israeli conflict. The cast includes John Burgess, Gina Bellman, Ben Caplan and Caroline Gruber. The play runs for 2 hours 15 minutes including interval. Admission 37.50, 32, 22, 10; under-18s 16.50. Evening performances at 19.30, matinees 14.15. For dates see website.
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Two Thousand Years.
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