An Interview with Natalie Casey

Things I Know To Be True

Andrew Bovell
Lyric Hammersmith

"The play made me realise that it's so important to a family dynamic to forgive family members, and that time is entirely finite."

Natalie discusses the interrogative discomfort of exploring the semi-abusive relationship between Pip and her mother, and how Andrew Bovell’s writing looks, at first glance, like prose, but is almost dance-like in rhythm and quality. She reveals the joy of realising that she is experienced enough take on such heavy subject matter without fear and the importance of representing the humanity of a character who can be happy, sad, angry and overjoyed all at the same time.

Production duration: 13 min 23 sec

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Cast & creative team


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


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