Susie Salmon is just like any other young girl. There’s one big difference though – Susie is dead.

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

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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 from school. There’s one big difference though – Susie is dead.

Now she can only observe while her family manage their grief in their different ways. Her father, Jack is obsessed with identifying the killer. Her mother, Abigail is desperate to create a different life for herself. And her sister, Lindsay is discovering the opposite sex with experiences that Susie will never know. Susie is desperate to help them and there might be a way of reaching them…

Alice Sebold’s novel The Lovely Bones is a unique coming-of-age tale that captured the hearts of readers throughout the world. Award-winning playwright Bryony Lavery has adapted it for this play about life after loss.

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BSL Signed Performance logo BSL signed performance

Thu 18 Oct, 7.30pm

Touch Tour logo  Touch Tour Sat 20 Oct, 12.30pm
Audio Description logo Audio Described performance Sat 20 Oct, 2pm
Captioned Performance logo Captions integrated All performances

Cast and Creative Team

Pete Ashmore Len Fenerman / Samuel / Music Captain

Melly Still Director

Charlotte Beaumont Susie Salmon

Alice Sebold Author

Emily Bevan Abigail Salmon

Bryony Lavery Writer

Bhawna Bawsar Ruana Singh / Franny

Lucy Bird Assistant Director

Susan Bovell Lynn / Cop / Mrs Flanagan

Ana Inés Jabares-Pita Designer

Natasha Cottriall Ruth Connors / Buckley Salmon

Matt Haskins Lighting Designer

Keith Dunphy Mr Harvey

Mike Ashcroft Movement Director

Karan Gill Ray Singh / Principal Caden

Dave Price Composer

Jack Sandle Jack Salmon

Ayoola Smart Lindsey Salmon

Behind the Scenes

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The Lovely Bones - Production Shots

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