Philistines archiveSung at a funeral and a wedding today. The full gamut of the human experience from the ridiculous to the utterly pointless. A restless bunch of young radicals hang out, have sex, dance, drink, moan and philosophise at the home of a prosperous decorator. While Pyotr, a sometime student of law, falls for the lovely, loose-living lodger, his sister carps on about the tedium of life, lusts after Nil - who


Rory Kinnear (Pyotr), Ruth Wilson (Tanya), Phil Davis (Vassilly), Conleth Hill (Teterev), Duncan Bell (Perchikin), Mark Bonnar (Nil), Jonathan Bryan (Shyshkin), Marcus Cunningham (Doctor), Susannah Fielding (Polya), Rendah Heywood (Tsvetaeva), Stephanie Jacob (Akulina), Maggie McCarthy (Stepanida), Justine Mitchell (Elena), Mike Aherne (Old Man), Danny Nutt (Ensemble), Charlotte Pyke (Ensemble), Julia West (Old Crone)


Author: Maxim Gorky
Adapted by: Andrew Upton
Producer: National Theatre
Director: Howard Davies
Design: Bunny Christie
Lighting: Neil Austin
Music: Dominic Muldowney
Sound: Christopher Shutt
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.


Philistines (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01314219651. Details of all Philistines archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S962136300

Archive Listings

23 May 07
18 Aug 07
Lyttelton (National Theatre)
West End
Greater London

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