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The poster image for Headlong's production of Decade. The shadow of the Twin Towers is cast over the Manhattan skyline.
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Developed and conceived by Rupert Goold with Robert Icke

Decade

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Decade Trailer

Developed and conceived by Rupert Goold with Robert Icke.

In association with Chichester Festival Theatre. With thanks to The Public Theater, New York.

No-one can forget the moment they heard the news. September 11th, 2001 sent shockwaves across the globe. It was a day that was supposed to change the world forever.

Ten years on, a team of major writers and thinkers explore our responses to the defining event of our times in this new production, directed by Headlong’s Artistic Director Rupert Goold.

A former trading hall is transformed into an immersive theatrical experience, taking you from the tranquil setting of St Katharine Docks on the River Thames to the bright blue skies of downtown Manhattan and beyond.

Writers announced include celebrated voices from film and theatre including Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and finalist Christopher Shinn, Tony Award-winner John Logan, eminent historian and social commentator Simon Schama along with one of the UK’s rising stars, playwright and screenwriter Abi Morgan. Other writers include Samuel Adamson, Mike Bartlett, Alecky Blythe, Ben Elis, Ella Hickson, Samuel D. Hunter, Matthew Lopez, Mona Mansour, DC Moore, Rory Mullarkey, Janine Nabers, Harrison David Rivers, Beth Steel & Alexandra Wood.

Decade was conceived and developed by Rupert Goold with Robert Icke and is presented in association with Chichester Festival Theatre. With thanks to The Public Theater, New York.

  • Two towers. Ten years. Thousands of opinions.
  • ★★★★ Brings tears to the eyes and sends shivers racing down the spine Daily Telegraph
  • ★★★★ Dazzling … disturbing and deeply human Evening Standard
  • ★★★★ Headlong are in a different league when it comes to cohering an imaginative spectacle … authentic, thought-provoking … digs down into bundled human layers of grief, anger, fantasy and memory Time Out
  • ★★★★ A towering 9/11 tribute… memorable and watchable Daily Mail
  • ★★★★ A series of brilliant snapshotsA series of brilliant snapshots of the after effects of one of the most spectacular atrocities thisA series of brilliant snapshots of the after effects of one of the most spectacular atrocities this century Daily Express