• The Children's Hour Tickets
or call us on 0845 505 8500
You are here: Skip Navigation LinksHome / News / THE CHILDREN'S HOUR EXTENDS BOOKING PERIOD


Ian Rickson’s production of Lillian Hellman’s The Children’s Hour is now taking bookings at the Comedy Theatre until 30 April (and not 2 April as previously announced).  The Children’s Hour first preview on 22 January and press night on 9 February 2011 remain as originally published.  


When a schoolgirl's whisper spreads, it triggers a chain of events with extraordinary consequences.  Karen Wright and Martha Dobie run a girls’ boarding school in 1930s New England, where they become entangled in a devastating story of deceit, shame and courage. Banned in London and several cities across America, The Children's Hour received its world premiere on Broadway in 1934.  Generations on, its potent exploration of a culture of fear remains startlingly relevant.

The cast comprises Lisa Backwell (Evelyn Munn), Isabella Brazier-Jones (Helen Burton), Ellen Burstyn (Mrs Amelia Tilford), Poppy Carter (Janet), Marama Corlett (Lois Fisher), Nancy Crane (Agatha), Amy Dawson (Rosalie Wells), Isabel Ellison (Catherine), Bryony Hannah (Mary Tilford), Carol Kane (Mrs Lily Mortar), Keira Knightley (Karen Wright), Tobias Menzies (Doctor Joseph Cardin), Elizabeth Moss (Martha Dobie), Nathan Nolan (Grocery Boy) and Eve Ponsonby (Peggy Rogers).

The Children’s Hour
is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions & Scott Landis.

tags: Play

Why book London theatre tickets with us?

London Theatre Direct

London Theatre Direct

London Theatre Direct Ltd is an official London Theatre ticket agency. We hold ticket allocations with or connect directly to all major venues. Book your London theatre tickets with confidence.


West End Certified

London Theatre Direct is a full member of STAR, (The Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers) recognised by The Society Of London Theatre, Westminster Council, Office of Fair Trading and Visit London.


15 years in business

One of the first websites to sell London theatre tickets online, LondonTheatreDirect.com offers the ability to book theatre tickets quickly, safely and securely. Join thousands of customers who have booked tickets with us!

Still haven't found what you're looking for?

© 1999-2015 London Theatre Direct Ltd. All rights reserved.

London Theatre Direct Limited | 207 Regent St, London, UK W1B 3HH | Tel. +44 845 505 8500 | GPS: 51°30'47.64"N 0°8'28.443"W