Beautiful Thing - GDIF 2018

Beautiful Thing is an iconic, optimistic love story about teenage boys Jamie and Ste. A live performance was shown as part of the finale for Greenwich + Docklands International Festival 2018.  

The performance took place in and around the original South Thamesmead locations where the play and 1996 Channel Four film were set, marking the 50th anniversary of the first families moving into the town. The new dance-theatre production was narrated by the fabulous, ukulele-wielding troubadour Lord Hicks and featured stunning digital projections by NOVAK, music by Roma Yagnik and a community chorus. 

Beautiful Thing was co-directed by Bradley Hemmings and Robby Graham. 

The event was supported by Peabody and the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

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