CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
Brandon is prepared to go to any lengths to inject some excitement into his life. When he and his impressionable friend Granillo murder a fellow student, they place the body in a wooden chest. In a macabre twist the pair invite some acquaintances, including the dead man's father, to a party where the chest and its gruesome contents serve as a supper table. As the horror and tension reaches a climax, will the two murderers' nerve hold out or will the suspicious Rupert Cadell discover their ghastly secret? Premiered in 1929, and later adapted as a film by Alfred Hitchcock. Performers Bertie Carvel (Rupert Cadell), Emma Dewhurst (Mrs Debenham), Michael Elwyn (Sir Johnstone Kentley), Henry Lloyd Hughes (Kenneth Raglan), Blake Ritson (Wyndham Brandon), Alex Waldmann (Charles Granillo), Pheobe Waller-Bridge (Leila Arden). AuthorPatrick Hamilton.Corporate SponsorCoutts & Co.ProducerThe Almeida (in association with Sonia Friedman Productions).DirectorRoger Michell.DesignMark Thompso.LightingRick Fisher.SoundJohn Leonard.