Set in a remote northern Canadian town, Grace and Sugar Ducharme are infamous twins marked by tragic events from their past: their triplet died in the birth canal, and on their twentieth birthday their mother was killed while their father was split in half by lightning.
As if this wasn’t bad enough, each year on their birthday Grace finds a dead body. But this birthday will be different – it’s lucky thirty!
An epic drama of heroism, love and homeland, Sophocles’s Ajax is brought urgently to life in this thrilling new play by Olivier Award-winner Timberlake Wertenbaker. Torn between army politics and the love of his soldiers on the front line of war, the legendary leader begins to spiral out of control.
Developed from interviews with current and former servicemen and women, this incisive and powerful new work comes to Southwark Playhouse directly following the smash hit West End revival of Wertenbaker’s multi-award-winning modern classic Our Country’s Good.
The first London production in over 30 years, this brand new version of The Love Girl & the Innocent is a gripping love story set against the struggles of sex, power and survival.
Russia. 1945. Nemov is serving a 10 year sentence.
Conscripted as chief of his work group, Nemov is confronted with the prison system’s hypocrisy and his loyalties are pushed to the limits.
How long can he stand up to the brutality and injustice of the camp and a regime that thrives on power, corruption, and sexual amorality?
Stephen Bellamy (Max Irons) is a bright young man with a ruthless political ambition. At twenty-five, he is already press secretary to a candidate for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. He is self-confident, charismatic and strategically brilliant; a player on a meteoric rise to the top. But when Stephen receives an unexpected phone call at a crucial period in the campaign, a decision made in the heat of the moment unleashes a chain of events even he can’t control.