★★★★ Mightily moving TIME OUT

★★★★★ Lands is a proper theatrical rollercoaster, journeying into the emotional worlds of cruelty, despair, anger, injustice, deep sorrow and plenty more GREATER MANCHESTER REVIEWER

★★★★ About everything and anything from intoxication, loneliness, despondency, desensitisation...it starts to feel like a ticking time bomb, as we wait for horrifying results WHATSONSTAGE


An Antler and Bush Theatre Co-production

Created by Jaz Woodcock-Stewart in collaboration with Leah Brotherhead and Sophie Steer

Direction Jaz Woodcock-Stewart

Performers Leah Brotherhead and Sophie Steer

Initial Development with Richard Perryman and Nasi Voutsas

Producer Claire Gaydon

Design Charlotte Espiner

Lighting Design Rajiv Pattani

Stage Manager Rachel Darwood

Production Photographs (Bush Theatre) Helen Murray

Production Photos (Summerhall) Meurig Marshall

Rehearsal Photographs Alex Brenner

Developed at Battersea Arts Centre

Kindly Supported by New Diorama Theatre and Arts Council England

Endlessly fascinating
Lyn Gardner, The Guardian Recommended Shows 2017

A late and very welcome addition to the programme is LANDS by Antler, a sparse, desolate evocation of loneliness.
Exeunt recommended shows 2017, The Word of Mouth Favourites

Incisive, tender, tough and heartbreaking.
Definitely enormously recommended.
Andrew Haydon, Postcards from the Gods

Unlike anything I’ve seen at the fringe before.
Hannah Greenstreet, Exeunt

Lands is an instantly engrossing exploration of obsession, of relationships and communication, of drive and determination, and fear of failure. Expect to be taken on a surprising rollercoaster of emotions, from belly-laughs to anguish.
★★★★  To Do List London

The simplicity is genius.
Sheer brilliance of the writing, directing and acting. 
★★★★  Broadway Baby

Difficult to tie it up in a neat conclusion.
Theatre Bubble

Lands is a fantastic, quietly intelligent allegory 
★★★★ Arthur’s Seat

For many years Antler have been one of the most interesting companies producing work at the Edinburgh Fringe. Their unique style has won them critical praise and is wonderfully exemplified in Lands, which may just be their most engaging work to date.

Strikingly ambitious

★★★★  Reviews Hub

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