UKTW - 25 years online
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.


House archiveUp at the House, Teddy dreams of a bright political future as an MP. His only problem is an urgent need to clean up his private life before the Prime Minister's special envoy arrives. But how can he hope to create the right impression when nobody's talking to him and he can't understand a single word of those that are? House and Garden are two linked comedies played simultaneously in adjacent auditoria by the same cast! Alan Ayckbourn's two linked plays House and Garden are played in repertory together at the National. House is set indoors from the Garden which provides the setting for a simultaneous production in the Olivier. The same actors play characters in both the comedies, running from one stage to another. The shows can also be seen as individual pieces. Each Play 2 hrs 20mins. Evening performances continue in the foyer for approx 45mins.


Suzy Aitchison, Jane Asher, James Bradshaw, Zabou Breitman, Robin Browne, Andrew Fallaize, David Haig, Charlie Hayes, Peter Laird, Penelope McGhie, Adrian McLoughlin, Alexandra Mathie, Trevor Nichols, Deborah O'Malley, Antonia Pemberton, Michael Siberry, Malcolm Sinclair, Nina Sosanya, Sian Thomas, Leonie Wilde


Author: Alan Ayckbourn
Company(s): Royal National Theatre, The Jackie Palmer Stage School
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Design: Roger Glossop
Costume: Christine Wall
Lighting: Mick Hughes
Music: John Pattison
Sound: Colin Pink


House (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0795851614. Details of all House archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1695954117

Archive Listings

29 Jul 00
23 Sep 00
Lyttelton (National Theatre)
West End
Greater London

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The Times (11Jan01): Review of House and Garden

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