Our Country’s Good

12 May — 19 May
Crucible Theatre
Drama/Theatre
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illuminating, sensitive and current

The Times on Our Country’s Good

Our Country’s Good tells the extraordinary true story of a group of convicts and a young officer who rehearse and perform a play – Australia’s first theatrical production. With opposition from the officers and a leading lady who may be hanged, the odds are stacked against them.

Both a comedy and a powerful drama, Our Country’s Good shows us how we can escape the chains that bind us.

Our Country’s Good is a touring production made in co-production with Ramps on the Moon. The production features the creative use of audio description, signing, and captions. For more information visit rampsonthemoon.co.uk

Age guidance 14+ 

If you are studying Performing Arts or Drama in Sheffield you can get a free ticket for Our Country's Good. Find out more here.

Running time: About 2 hours and 50 minutes (including a 15 minute interval)

A Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company Production in Co-Production with Ramps on the Moon

  • Timberlake Wertenbaker Writer
  • Fiona Buffini Director
  • Neil Murray Designer
  • Mark Jonathan Lighting Designer
  • Jon Nicholls Composer
  • Cydney Uffindell-Philips Movement Director

a striking update of Timberlake Wertenbaker’s historical humanist play

The Guardian

entertaining, inclusive, and generous

The Stage

brilliant storytelling superbly relayed and both moving and often very funny

East Midlands Theatre

Access performances

Performances with Extras

Live for 5

  • Available Monday - Thursday performances.

Associated Events

Accessibility in Theatre Workshop

Based on Our Country’s Good, this workshop is an introduction to the exciting possibilities that are opened up when you make theatre that is access...

Meet The Cast: Our Country's Good

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