A HAMPSTEAD THEATRE PRODUCTION

THE SLAVES OF SOLITUDE

By NICHOLAS WRIGHT
ADAPTED FROM THE NOVEL BY PATRICK HAMILTON

Directed by JONATHAN KENT

£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. 

 

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Artistic team

WRITER

NICHOLAS WRIGHT

ADAPTED FROM THE NOVEL BY

PATRICK HAMILTON

DIRECTOR

JONATHAN KENT 

NICHOLAS WRIGHT: A CAREER IN PICTURES

Posted on 19 May 2017

A selection of The Slaves of Solitude Writer Nicholas Wright's career highlights in pictures

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)