First look at premiere of Falkland Sound at Royal Shakespeare Company’s Swan Theatre

A first look at the premiere production of new play Falkland Sound has been unveiled.

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) presents the show at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon to 16 September 2023.

Written by Brad Birch, Falkland Sound is inspired by the real-life testimonies of those who lived through the Falklands conflict and explores a community and way of life turned upside down following the invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentine forces in April 1982.

Making up the cast are Eduardo Arcelus (Gabriel), Alvaro Flores (Sebastian/One), Sandy Foster (Rosie/Clare), Anyebe Godwin (Jacob/Youth), Joanne Howarth (Mrs Hargreaves/Thatcher), Oliver Hembrough (Geoff/Dad), Avita Jay (Sue/Three), Tom Milligan (John/Two), Sarah Moyle (Mary/Mum), Lauren Patel (Sally/Youth), Simon Rivers (Edwin/Editor) and Joe Usher (Robbie).

Falkland Sound is directed by Aaron Parsons with design by Aldo Vázquez, lighting by Amy Mae, music by Jack Drewry, sound by Alexandra Faye Braithwaite, video by Daniel Denton, casting by Matthew Dewsbury CDG and Martin Poile.

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About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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