Standing at the Sky’s Edge is an Olivier Award-winning musical with music and lyrics by Richard Hawley and a book by Chris Bush.
Standing at the Sky’s Edge transfers to the West End, coming to the Gillian Lynne Theatre from February 2024.
‘A castle built of streets in the sky.’
Poppy wants to escape her old life in London. Joy and Jimmy want to spend the rest of their lives together. Rose and Harry want the new life they’ve been promised.
A love letter to Sheffield and a history of modern Britain told through the stories of one iconic estate, Standing at the Sky’s Edge charts the hopes and dreams of three generations over six tumultuous decades.
Set to the irresistible songs of legendary Sheffield singer-songwriter Richard Hawley, it is a heartfelt exploration of the power of community and what it is we call home.
This award-winning new British musical makes its London premiere, directed by Robert Hastie, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres.
Winner of Best Musical Production at the UK Theatre Awards and 2020 South Bank Sky Arts Award for Theatre.
VENUE Gillian Lynne Theatre, 166 Drury Lane, Holborn, London WC2B 5PW