A HAMPSTEAD THEATRE PRODUCTION

THE SLAVES OF SOLITUDE

By NICHOLAS WRIGHT
ADAPTED FROM THE NOVEL BY PATRICK HAMILTON

Directed by JONATHAN KENT

Running time: 2 Hours and 5 minutes including an interval

£10 - £37 (See ticket information)

Have I shocked you? Have I bruised the delicate feelings of the English Miss? Miss Missed-her-chance. Miss Missed-her-man. Miss Prim. Miss Prude

Main Stage

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20 Oct - 25 Nov 2017
£10 - £37

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1943, Henley-on-Thames. Miss Roach is forced by the war to flee London for the Rosamund Tea Rooms boarding house, which is as grey and lonely as its residents. From the safety of these new quarters, her war now consists of a thousand petty humiliations, of which the most burdensome is sharing her daily life with the unbearable Mr. Thwaites. 

But a breath of fresh air arrives in the form of a handsome American Lieutenant and things start to look distinctly brighter...  Until, that is, a seeming friend moves into the room adjacent to Miss Roach’s, upsetting the precariously balanced ecosystem of the house...

Nicholas Wright’s new play weaves a fascinating blend of dark hilarity and melancholy from Patrick Hamilton’s much-loved story about an improbable heroine in wartime Britain.

Nicholas Wright returns to Hampstead Theatre following the sell-out hit The Last of the Duchess (Main Stage, 2011) and A Human Being Died That Night (Downstairs, 2013).

Jonathan Kent returns to Hampstead Theatre following Good People, starring Imelda Staunton in 2014. 

Fenella Woolgar stars as Miss Roach and makes her Hampstead debut. Her theatre credits include Welcome Home, Captain Fox! (Donmar Warehouse) and Handbagged (Tricycle and West End). Her film and television credits include Victoria and Abdul, Vera Drake and War and Peace.

 

Photo credit: © Harold Feinstein Photography Trust/haroldfeinstein.com

 

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Artistic team

WRITER

NICHOLAS WRIGHT

ADAPTED FROM THE NOVEL BY

PATRICK HAMILTON

DIRECTOR

JONATHAN KENT 

DesIGNER

TIM HATLEY

LIGHTING

PETER MUMFORD

SOUND

PAUL GROOTHUIS

COMPOSER

RACHEL PORTMAN

CASTING

JULIA HORAN CDG

 

 

 

Cast

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Posted on 14 September 2017

Full casting announced for Nicholas Wright's adaptation of Patrick Hamilton's novel, directed by Jonathan Kent

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Posted on 19 May 2017

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AUTUMN SEASON ANNOUNCED

Posted on 19 May 2017

Including Terry Johnson's Prism, Nicholas Wright's The Slaves of Solitude and Simon Gray's Cell Mates

VIDEO: AUTUMN SEASON 2017 TRAILER

Posted on 19 May 2017

Find out more about our upcoming autumn shows Prism, The Slaves of Solitude and Cell Mates.

Previews, Mondays and matinees 
Full price: £30/£27/£18
Under 30s/Students: £15/£10* 
Seniors (matinees only): £22/£20
Groups: For every 9 tickets get the 10th free
Access: £16

Tuesday – Saturday evenings 
Full price: £37/£32/£25
Under 30s/Students: £15/£10* 
Groups: For every 9 tickets get the 10th free
Access: £16

*Under 30s and Student concession seats are available in row A (£15) & Band C (£10)

Video and Image Gallery

Fenella Woolgar (Miss Roach) Fenella Woolgar (Miss Roach)
Fenella Woolgar (Miss Roach) and Daon Broni (Dayton Pike) Fenella Woolgar (Miss Roach) and Daon Broni (Dayton Pike)
Daon Broni (Dayton Pike) Daon Broni (Dayton Pike)
Lucy Cohu (Vicki Kugelmann) Lucy Cohu (Vicki Kugelmann)
Gwynn Taylor (Mrs Barratt/Dr Mills-Piper) Gwynn Taylor (Mrs Barratt/Dr Mills-Piper)
Jonathan Kent (Director) Jonathan Kent (Director)
Tom Milligan (Colin Mason) Tom Milligan (Colin Mason)
Nicholas Wright (Writer) Nicholas Wright (Writer)
Susan Porrett (Mrs Payne) Susan Porrett (Mrs Payne)
Amanda Walker (Miss Steele) Amanda Walker (Miss Steele)
The cast of The Slaves of Solitude The cast of The Slaves of Solitude
Clive Francis (Mr Thwaites) Clive Francis (Mr Thwaites)
Richard Tate (Mr Prest) Richard Tate (Mr Prest)
Éimear O'Neill (Sheila) Éimear O'Neill (Sheila)
Fenella Woolgar (Miss Roach) Fenella Woolgar (Miss Roach)