The York Realist

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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

At the heart of the play is a gay love story set in York in the early 1960s. While putting on the York Miracle Plays, a middle class young man has met a working class man and tries to persuade him to leave York for London, where he is working in the theatre. But unlike so many working class artists in the 1960s, he stays at home. The play is also a meditation on art, and in particular on the existence of an alternative tradition that goes back to the York Mystery Cycles whose work is both tough and emotional, unsentimental and profoundly felt.

NEWS AND REVIEWS

Anne Reid, Hugh Skinner and Mark Gatiss join the cast of The York Realist on opening night - 14 Feb 2018

Review: The York Realist (Donmar Warehouse) - 14 Feb 2018

Jonathan Bailey and Ben Batt on The York Realist at Donmar Warehouse - 13 Feb 2018

Carey Mulligan, The York Realist and Still Alice make our top openings of the week - 12 Feb 2018

Full casting announced for The York Realist - 24 Oct 2017

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