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The Lovely Bones

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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, Lindsey 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. This acclaimed adaptation is an unforgettable play about life after loss.  An exciting, emotional and uplifting theatrical experience that does full justice to Alice Sebold’s best-selling original novel.
 

Duration: 2 hours 17mins with interval

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By Alice Sebold 
Adapted by Bryony Lavery 
Directed by Melly Still

Age guideline 14+

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  • A mesmerising spectacle.
       
    The Guardian
  • Brimming with life.
       
    The Times
  • Spellbinding adaptation.
       
    The Daily Mail
  • A mesmerising moving and truthful tale.
       
    The Telegraph
  • Nothing short of a masterpiece.
       
    Stage Review
  • This production is drama at its best…a first-class piece of dramatic theatre
       
    North West End
  • It sets the bar of recent novel to stage adaptations ever higher.
       
    Theatre Reviews Hub

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