Cast: Charlie Hardwick, Richard Fleeshman, Joe McGann, Frances McNamee
The Last Ship
After a receiving widespread critical acclaim and five star reviews at its official opening in Newcastle’s Northern Stage, The Last Ship sets sail on a UK and Ireland Tour and will be stopping off at York Theatre Royal.
Lead by a brilliant ensemble cast including Richard Fleeshman, Charlie Hardwick, Joe McGann and Frances McNamee, this show features a moving and heartfelt story of love, life and hope. This personal musical inspired by Sting’s own childhood experiences, shows the collective defiance of a community facing the demise of the shipbuilding industry alongside a poignant and moving romantic tale of childhood sweethearts and the adults they grew up to become.
Featuring an awe-inspiring and impressive set by Olivier-nominated 59 Productions, The Last Ship is the UK and Ireland premiere of Sting’s heartfelt and empowering new musical
"An electrifyingly powerful and unashamedly political tour de force." ★★★★★ The Stage
"A stirring musical. Some of the most thrilling choral writing I’ve heard in a British musical." ★★★★ Michael Billington, The Guardian
"Truly amazing." ★★★★ The Telegraph
"Riveting stuff. Poignant and powerful." - Mirror
"An impressive piece of theatre." ★★★★ The Reviews Hub
"Powerful, moving and deeply stirring." ★★★★ Chronicle Live