About the Show/Event
Information for The Remains of the Day at Theatre Royal, York (Play). The fires of the Second World War rage through England. Through the memories of a proud butler, we discover the shocking, morally compromised truth behind the manicured gardens and grand receptions of an English stately home. Years later, faced with a life half-lived, he sets out on a journey to find the friend from his past who might finally offer him redemption. World Premiere
Performers Stephen Boxer (Stevens), Niamh Cusack (Kenton), Stephen Critchlow (Morgan/S[emcer/Ensemble), Pip Donaghy (Stevens Senior/Waiter), Edward Franklin (Reginald/Ensemble), Miles Richardson (Darlington/Carlisle/Ensemble), Sadie Shimmin (Mrs Taylor/Mme Dupont/Ensemble), Patrick Toomey (Lewis/Ensemble).
Book by Kazuo Ishiguro. Producer Royal & Derngate. Producer Out of Joint (in association with Oxford Playhouse). Adapted by Barney Norris. Director Christopher Haydon. Design Lily Arnold. Lighting Mark Howland. Sound Elena Pena. Music Sophie Cotton. Director Lucy Cullingford (movement director). Design Andrzej Goulding (video). Director Gabrielle Dawes (CDG - casting director). Director Matilda Reith (assistant).