Girl From The North Country At The Old Vic Theatre

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The World Premiere of Girl From the North Country at the Old Vic Theatre.

The Old Vic is proud to present the World Premiere of Girl From the North Country, an electrifying new work from esteemed playwright Conor McPherson along with classic songs from Bob Dylan.

Girl From The North Country will run from 12 July 2017 until 7 October 2017 at The Old Vic Theatre.


Duluth, Minnesota in the midst of the Great Depression.

A family adrift, their future on a knife edge. Lost and lonely people drifting through the rooms of their guesthouse. But Nick Laine thinks he’s seen a way out…


The cast features Sheila Atim (Marianne Laine), Ron Cook (Doctor Walker), Bronagh Gallagher (Mrs Burke), Shirley Henderson (Elizabeth Laine), Ciaran Hinds (Nick Laine), Claudia Jolly (Katherine Draper), Arinzé Kene (Joe Scott), Debbie Kurup (Mrs Neilsen), Kirsty Malpass (Ensemble), Jim Norton (Mr Perry), Tom Peters (Ensemble), Karl Queensborough (Ensemble), Sam Reid (Gene Laine), Michael Shaeffer (Reverend Marlowe), Jack Shalloo (Elias Burke), and Stanley Townsend (Mr Burke).


Written and Directed by Conor McPherson with Music and Lyrics by Bob Dylan.


★★★★★ The Times
★★★★★ ‘Piercingly beautiful’ The Independent
★★★★★ ‘Conor McPherson weaves magic with Bob Dylan’s songs’ The Observer
★★★★★ ‘Dylan’s songs are Depression-era dynamite’ The Guardian
★★★★ ‘beguiling and soulful and quietly, exquisitely, heartbreaking.’ Evening Standard
★★★★ ‘Simon Hale’s musical arrangements are glorious’ The Stage
★★★★ ‘Dylan fans have no choice but to grab tickets’ Daily Mail