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"A STIRRING MUSICAL. Some of the most thrilling choral writing I’ve heard in a British musical"

Michael Billington · The Guardian

"The impressive, surprisingly versatile shipyard set is transformed from moment to moment by the fabulous use of projected images (both still and moving)."

Mark Brown · The Daily Telegraph

"poignant and powerful...stirring stuff from Sting"

Sunday Mirror

"heart-breaking, uplifting, intimate and universal"

The Stage

Powerful article from BBC reflecting on The Last Ship's resonance with three former Clyde (Scotland) shipyard workers.


“The plot of Sting's new musical The Last Ship has strong echoes for three former Clyde shipyard workers… Jimmy Cloughley, Linda Hamill and Thomas Brotherston went with me to see the new stage production in which a shipyard faces closure and the workers decide to take control by finishing off the construction of a half-built ship… This is what they experienced in 1971 when they were among thousands of workers at the Upper Clyde Shipbuilders (UCS) who staged a work-in…”

 

Read the full article here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-44474728

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