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Tickets are now available for Lyonesse!
Penelope Skinner’s hilarious and heartfelt new play, Lyonesse is now playing for a strictly limited run at the Harold Pinter Theatre, don’t miss your chance to see this thrilling tale that explores the importance of storytelling and the power of shaping ones own narrative. Book your tickets now!
What is Lyonesse about?
No one knows why Elaine, an extremely talented yet highly reclusive, disappears. She is known to shy away from the public spotlight, but her latest adventure into obscurity is shrouded in mysterious circumstances. 30 years later, the actor steps out of the shadows and reveals herself to Kate, a young film executive. She is finally ready to tell her story. However, when the pair confine in Elaine’s remote Cornish home to assist with the actor’s glorious comeback, other questions are raised and ruminated. It’s Elaine’s story to tell, but who really controls it? The recipient or the storyteller? Will these women own their narrative, or will it be swept away from them at any given moment?
The Cast and Creatives of Lyonesse
Reuniting after previously working together on films Darkest Hour and Rebecca, Kristin Scott Thomas (Mission: Impossible, Gosford Park) plays Elaine, alongside Lily James (Cinderella, Pam & Tommy) as Kate. Further casting to be announced.
Written by George Devine Award winner Penelope Skinner (The Village Bike, Fresh Meat) and directed by Ian Rickson (The Seagull, Old Times). Further creatives to be announced.
Book your tickets for Lyonesse when they go on sale!
A powerful story for our times, playing for a strictly limited season. Book your tickets now!
Running time2 hrs 45 mins approx with one interval of 15 mins
Performance dates17 Oct - 23 Dec 2023
ContentThis production contains themes of trauma and strong language.
The production is not able to guarantee the appearance of any specific actor due to illness or unforeseen circumstances.