The Lovely Bones

28 Oct - 01 Nov
The Lovely Bones 28 Oct - 01 Nov

Birmingham Repertory Theatre by arrangement with Lee Dean present 

The Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Northern Stage co-production in association with Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse 

The world-famous novel on stage


By Alice Sebold. Adapted by Bryony Lavery

Directed by Melly Still

★★★★ ‘A riveting dialogue between heaven and Earth.’ The Times
★★★★ ‘A mesmerising spectacle’ The Guardian

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… There’s one big difference though – Susie is dead.   Alice Sebold’s best-selling novel The Lovely Bones is a unique coming-of-age tale that captured the hearts of readers  throughout the world. This acclaimed adaptation is an unforgettable play about life after loss.

 With a cast of thirteen versatile and talented actors, visually stunning staging and a spellbinding soundtrack, this wonderfully creative production is an exciting, emotional and uplifting  theatrical tour de force.

Hackney Empire

£35 – £10  A+ Seating  £38.50 (plus £1.15 per ticket online, £1.35 per ticket over the phone)


Please note this show contains adult themes.

Running Time : 2 hour 05 mins with interval


Please note this show contains the following:

Haze, Strobe, Cigarette Smoke  and Partial Male Nudity.



Catrin AaronAbigail
Radhika AggarwalSophie Cichetti
Fanta BarrieLindsey
Charlotte Beaumont Susie
Samuel GosraniRay/Holiday
Leah HaileHeavenly Girl 1
Avita JayFranny/Ruana
Andrew JoshiHeavenly Girl 3
Nicholas KhanHarvey
Leigh LothianRuth/Buckley
Huw ParmenterSam/Len
Lynda RookeLyn
Jack SandleJack

Creative Team

Alice Sebold Writer
Bryony Lavery Adapter
Melly Still DirectorDirector
Lucy BirdAssistant Director
Dave Price Composer
Ana Inés Jabares-PitaSet & Costume Designer
Matt Haskins Lighting Designer Lighting Designer
Helen SkieraSound Designer
Mike Ashcroft Movement Director
Polly JerroldCasting Director
Charmian Hoare Voice & Dialect Coach
Emily Mytton Puppetry

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