In pictures: Bryony Kimmings and cast rehearse A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer

The new musical opens at Home in Manchester before touring to Exeter and the National Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released of the National Theatre and Complicite's upcoming musical A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer.

Bryony Kimmings and Brian Lobel's new production has music from Tom Parkinson and lyrics by Kimmings. It's an exploration of a life with a cancer diagnosis told through five different experiences. Kimmings' previous work has included Fake it 'til you Make it and Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model.

The cast is Naana Agyei-Ampadu, Amy Booth-Steel, Jenny Fitzpatrick, Hal Fowler, Amanda Hadingue, Francesca Mills, Golda Rosheuvel, Max Runham, Rose Shalloo, Gareth Snook, Lottie Vallis and Gary Wood.

A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer runs at Home in Manchester from 20 to 25 September. It then visits Exeter Northcott from 28 September to 2 October and arrives at the National's Dorfman Theatre on 14 October and runs until 29 November.