Switzerland tickets are now available for the West End transfer to London’s Ambassadors Theatre November 2018 - January 2019.
Switzerland had a critically acclaimed UK premiere the Theatre Royal Bath's Ustinov Studio earlier this year. Phyllis Logan, who starred as housekeeper Mrs Hughes in Downtown Abbey, reprises her role as queen of the thriller and eccentric author Patricia Highsmith at the Ambassadors Theatre.
This thriller new play centres on the story of Patricia Highsmith, author of the best-selling series of books featuring Tom Ripley. Sharp and anti-social, Highsmith had problems with alcohol, cigarettes and people. By the mid-nineties, Highsmith is living in seclusion in the Swiss Alps surrounded by her pets and cut off from the rest of the world when a visitor arrives.
A dashing young man turns up at her door, sent by her publisher in New York to convince her to write one last Ripley novel. But as the sun rises over the Alpine mountains, it becomes clear that the charming stranger is set on a far more sinister mission.
Tickets for Switzerland in London are sure to sell quickly so book now to avoid disappointment.
'Phyllis Logan ... completely wonderful. A real stab of class. Lucy Bailey's razor-sharp direction' Mail on Sunday
'Very well acted. Calum Finlay impeccable. A teasing metaphysical thriller' Guardian