The Unreturning


I want to return to my home. 

A British Northern Coastal town. Three young men are coming home from war. Their stories, set at different times over the last 100 years, are beautifully interwoven in this compelling new play by Anna Jordan.

Directed by Neil Bettles (Associate Director of Frantic Assembly) and featuring Frantic’s celebrated physicality, The Unreturning explores the profound effect that war has on young lives, and asks what coming home really means. What is home? And when experience has shattered you into a million pieces, will home help to put you together again, or treat you as an ugly truth it does not want to confront?

Warning: Contains strong language and themes of war and loss that some people may find upsetting.

Please note there will be loud bangs, strong language and flashing lights.

Duration: 1 hour 30mins with no interval

Book Tickets

  • Tue 26 Feb 7:30 PM £30.00/£21.00/£15.00/£10.00
  • Wed 27 Feb 2:30 PM £30.00/£21.00/£15.00/£10.00
  • Wed 27 Feb 7:30 PM Captioned £30.00/£21.00/£15.00/£10.00
  • Thu 28 Feb 2:30 PM Audio Described

    Audio described performances are designed for blind or partially sighted audience members. Via headphones, a live narrator describes the action in the pauses between the onstage dialogue.  Please ask the Box Office for more information. 

    £30.00/£21.00/£15.00/£10.00
  • Thu 28 Feb 7:30 PM £30.00/£21.00/£15.00/£10.00
  • Fri 1 Mar 8:00 PM £30.00/£21.00/£15.00/£10.00
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Book Tickets

  • Tue 26 February 7:30 PM
  • Wed 27 February 2:30 PM
  • Wed 27 February 7:30 PM Captioned
  • Thu 28 February 2:30 PM Audio Described

    Audio described performances are designed for blind or partially sighted audience members. Via headphones, a live narrator describes the action in the pauses between the onstage dialogue.  Please ask the Box Office for more information. 

  • Thu 28 February 7:30 PM
  • Fri 1 March 8:00 PM

A Frantic Assembly and Theatre Royal Plymouth Production

By Anna Jordan
Directed by Neil Bettles

Age Guideline: 16+

Full Circle and Enjoy get 50% off a pair of tickets for opening night.

undefined tickets available for Tue 26 Feb at 7:30pm, Wed 27 Feb at 2:30pm and Thu 28 Feb at 2:30pm.

  • The vibrant and visceral Frantic Assembly.
       
    Independent
  • Oozes prestige like a flagship BBC drama.
       
    Stage
  • Frantic Assembly has done it again.
       
    British Theatre Guide
  • Skilfully performed, as physically adept and verbally dextrous as one would expect from this company.
       
    Radio Exe
  • A truly remarkable show.
       
    Reviews Hub
  • Innovative and captivating.
       
    Broadway World
  • Performed with heart and focus.
       
    Guardian
  • Skilfully performed, as physically adept and verbally dextrous as one would expect from this company.
       
    Radio Exe

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