About Female of the Species
Roger Michell will direct a cast led by Eileen Atkins in Joanna Murray-Smith’s latest play, The Female of the Species, opening at the Vaudeville Theatre on 16 July, with previews from 10 July.
Joining Atkins are Paul Chahidi, Anna Maxwell Martin, Con O’Neill, Sophie Thompson and Sam Kelly. Designs are by Mark Thompson, with lighting by James Whiteside and sound by Matt McKenzie. The Female of the Species is produced in the West End by David Richenthal and Mary Beth O’Connor, Nica Burns and Max Weitzenhoffer for Nimax Theatres.
Margot Mason is a literary giant on a deadline. When an uninvited fan arrives unexpectedly at her home, followed by her family and friends, Margot's feminist world begins to spiral hilariously out of control.