A re-envisioning of the hit 1983 film of the same name, Local Hero is a world premiere musical adapted by The Lyceum’s Artistic Director David Greig and Bill Forsyth, the critically acclaimed Scottish filmmaker and writer whose work also includes Gregory’s Girl and Comfort and Joy.
With composition by legendary musician and producer Mark Knopfler, who wrote the original score, Local Hero will feature new music, alongside favourites from the film.
Book by Bill Forsyth and David Greig
Music and lyrics by Mark Knopfler
Based on the screenplay of the original film, written and directed by Bill Forsyth
Original film produced by David Puttnam
Director: John Crowley
Set and Costume Designer: Scott Pask
Lighting Designer: Paule Constable
Sound Designer: Paul Arditti
Video Designer: Luke Halls
Music Supervisor: Dave Milligan
Music Director: Phil Bateman
Casting: Will Burton