An Interview with Ewan Stewart & Imogen Stubbs

Things I Know To Be True

Andrew Bovell
Lyric Hammersmith

“The physicality, the lights, the music, and the acting - it’s very much an ensemble piece. Absolutely everything is working together to create a whole, which leaves, on the people it works upon, a big impact that they can’t necessarily dissect. It has potency as the sum of its parts.”

Imogen and Ewan intricately explore Andrew Bovell’s script, animatedly discussing fresh textual interpretations of the play’s key scenes, in an analysis that develops in front of the camera. The pair explains how the title Things I Know To Be True is deliberately challenged by a narrative hinged around revealing moments of dishonesty, how not moving is itself an integral part of movement, and why shoes play such an important role in the grounding of one’s character.

Production duration: 19 min 56 sec

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Characters

  • Pip Price
    Natalie Casey
  • Mark Price
    Matthew Barker
  • Ben Price
    Richard Mylan
  • Rosie Price
    Kirsty Oswald
  • Bob Price
    Ewan Stewart
  • Fran Price
    Imogen Stubbs

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  • Andrew Bovell
    Writer
  • Geordie Brookman
    Director
  • Scott Graham
    Director
  • Geoff Cobham
    Set & Lighting Designer
  • Alisa Paterson
    Costume Designer
  • Andrew Howard
    Sound Designer
  • Sarah Hughes
    Casting Director
  • Jonnie Riordan
    Associate Director
  • Nils Frahm
    Music