Things I Know To Be True

Andrew Bovell
Lyric Hammersmith
“A movement choice can be about being still, it can be about a lack of movement and the tension that can create. The beats, and the pauses, and the silences, and what’s unsaid – but so much being said at the same time. You can feel that from the audience.”

Matthew explains his process of learning to play a son, a daughter, a brother and a sister, within the precincts of the same character. He discusses the edifying journey through language, science and autobiographical illustration, which allowed him to sit comfortably in playing the understanding that there are as many stories about transition as there are people who experience it. Matthew expresses that he was pleased and reassured by Frantic Assembly’s subtle approach to Mia’s voice, costume, physicality and entry into the play, and applauds how inspiringly switched on to and receptive of the storyline younger audiences proved to be.
Production duration: 14 min 56 sec

Join our audience and experience

  • Unique high definition films of leading British theatre productions
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes documentaries and interviews with professional theatre makers
  • Dynamic study guides featuring detail on character, language, themes and context
  • Written and filmed analysis of key scenes and speeches
  • Filmed teaching support resources

"This visual awareness of form and structure is vital for our students in their exam preparation"

Juliette McGirr
Acting Director for Teaching and Learning for English
Claremont High School Academy, Harrow

  • Productions

    Productions

    Unique high-definition films of leading British theatre productions.

  • Making Theatre

    Making Theatre

    Exclusive behind-the-scenes documentaries and interiews with professinal theatre makers.

  • Study Guides

    Study Guides

    Dynamic study guides featuring detail on character, language, themes and context.

  • Teaching Support

    Teaching Support

    Filmed practical theatre workshops that reveal text in practice, with supporting written material.

Cast & creative team

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

Team

  • 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