Lyttelton Theatre, National
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Important Info: Audio Described Performances - 29 August matinee & 1 September evening Captioned Performances - 29 September evening & 18 October matinee
This new version of the iconic Ivan Turgenev play A Month In The Country heads to the Lyttelton National Theatre under the title Three Days In The Country, not only ensuring an iconic story heads to the prestigious National Theatre on South Bank but also ensuring that crowds can witness the work of a talented team.
Patrick Marber’s retelling of Turgenev’s 1855 original will welcome cast members like John Simm, Mark Gatiss and Cherrelle Skeete, amongst a host of others. Meanwhile, writer Marber himself will step up to the role of director, ensuring his work is in safe hands.
A story of love, Three Days In The Country chronicles the journey experienced when a new tutor arrives in a unique household. It is here that romance is introduced to the home, with love of all kinds permeating throughout its walls during the course of three days.
It is penned by Marber and it is the latest in a long line of plays from the writer and performer, with previous credits like Dealer’s Choice and Closer (as well as Closer, the film). As a performer he also played a role in the popular 90s comedy show The Day Today.
With Three Days In The Country, however, he directs actors like John Simm and Mark Gatiss. Simm is well known for his numerous stage and screen appearances that include The Hothouse, which appeared as part of Jamie Lloyd’s Trafalgar Transformed season Trafalgar Studios 1, plus Life On Mars and Doctor Who. Gatiss is also a Doctor Who alumnus, as well as a member of The League Of Gentlemen.
Three Days In The Country runs at the Lyttelton National Theatre from Wednesday 28th July 2015 (previews from Wednesday 21st July 2015).
|Booking From:||Tuesday, 20th October 2015|
|Booking Until:||Tuesday, 20th October 2015|
|Important Info:||Audio Described Performances - 29 August matinee & 1 September evening Captioned Performances - 29 September evening & 18 October matinee|
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