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Simon Russell Beale and John Simm star in Harold Pinter’s macabre tragicomedy, The Hothouse at the Trafalgar Studios, in this new production directed by Jamie Lloyd (Donmar’s Passion, Broadway’s Cyrano de Bergerac, National Theatre's She Stoops to Conquer, Royal Court’s The Pride).
The Hothouse follows the critically acclaimed and sold out Macbeth (starring James McAvoy) in a thrilling season of work for Trafalgar Transformed.
The Hothouse is set on Christmas Day in a nameless state-run mental institution where the inmates are subjected to a tirade of mindless cruelty. A maniacal and self-obsessed leader breeds a contagion of hierarchical savagery amongst his staff, who thrive on a noxious diet of delusion and deceit. Under a veil of devilish wit and subversive humour, Pinter’s biting political commentary on the perils of unchecked power is as vital and pertinent today as when it was written in the 50s.
★★★★ 'Richly pleasurable an boundlessly funny' The Guardian
★★★★ 'An outrageously funny production' What's on Stage
★★★★ 'An outstanding cast do the piece proud' The Telegraph
★★★★ ‘Merciless, very funny revival’ The Independent
★★★★ 'A berserk, full-throttle revival' Time Out.
The Hothouse cast also includes John Heffernan (Lush), Harry Melling (Lamb), Clive Rowe (Tubb), Christopher Timothy (Lobb) and Indira Varma (Miss Cutts).
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Top price seats reduced to £43.50. Offer valid all performances until the 3rd August. Excludes Saturday evenings
Simon Russell Beale and John Simm to star in Harold Pinter's The Hot House at The Trafalgar Studios
Jamie Lloyd Productions today announced that The Hothouse, Harold Pinter’s macabre tragicomedy will return to London’s West End in a new production this May. The Hothouse is next up in a thrilling season of work for Trafalgar Transformed, a joint initiative between director Jamie Lloyd (Donmar’s Passion, Broadway’s Cyrano de Bergerac, the National Theatre’s She Stoops to Conquer, Royal Court’s The Pride) and Howard Panter. It comes hot on the heels of the critically acclaimed Macbeth, starring James McAvoy, tickets for which have sold out. The Hothouse, with design by award-winning Soutra Gilmour, runs from 4 May to 3 August, with the press night on 9 May 2013.
15 Mar, 2013 | By London Theatre Direct