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The Secret River

The Secret River

Synopsis

A deeply moving and unflinching journey into Australia’s dark history. Adapted from Kate Grenville’s acclaimed novel, this multi-award-winning production from Sydney Theatre Company tells the story of two families divided by culture and land.

William Thornhill arrives in New South Wales a convict from the slums of London. Upon earning his pardon he discovers that this new world offers something he didn’t dare dream of: a place to call his own. But as he plants a crop and lays claim to the soil on the banks of the Hawkesbury River, he finds that this land is not his to take. Its ancient custodians are the Dharug people.

 

Event details

Wed 4 Sep 2019, 1:00pm

Captioned by STAGETEXT

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Venue details

National Theatre
South Bank
London
SE1 9PX

Phone: 020 7452 3000

Email: boxoffice@nationaltheatre.org.uk

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