About Abigails Party
"A knockout party" - Sunday Express
"A swell party" - Daily Mirror
"A timeless comic delight" - Evening Standard
"A memorable night...not to be missed" - Daily Mail
"Wildly Entertaining" - Mail on Sunday
Twenty-five years ago Hampstead Theatre gave Mike Leigh a locked rehearsal room, five actors and six weeks to develop a play. The result? Abigail's Party, which became not just a modern classic but a national treasure...
It's the year of the Queen's Silver Jubilee: the Sex Pistols are gearing up to blow Donna Summer and Demis Roussos out of the charts forever, while the suburbs are awash with the new money and social aspiration which would sweep the Conservatives into power for the next twenty years...
This production transfers to The Whitehall Theatre from its successful run at The New Ambassadors. Cast: Elizabeth Berrington, Rosie Cavaliero, Wendy Nottingham, Steffan Rhodri and Jeremy Swift