Tour archive for The Heiress (Play). 20th April 2000-5th August 2000 [TOUR]

Details

The Heiress archiveBased on the novel Washington Square by Henry James. First performed in 1949 at the Haymarket Theatre London, directed by John Gielgud and starring Peggy Ashcroft, Ralph Richardson and Donald Sinden. At twenty two, Catherine Sloper is neither clever nor beautiful, but to her delight she finds herself courted by the handsome and charming Morris Townsend. But is it her good and gentle heart that he desires, or her inheritance? For her father, Doctor Sloper, separating his daughter from her lover is a duty, a challenge and an entertainment... In association with The Touring Partnership. Running Time 2 hours 30 minutes.

Cast/Performers

Eva Best, Alan Howard, Maggie Steed, Ann Bell, Caroline Faber, Vincent Penfold, Liza Sadovy, Sophie Shaw, Ben Porter

Creatives/Company

Author(s): Ruth Goetz, Augustus Goetz
Company(s): Royal National Theatre, Sheffield Theatres
Director: Philip Franks
Design: Gideon Davey
Lighting: Simon Mills
Music: Matthew Scott
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The Heiress

The Heiress (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1899404491. Details of all The Heiress archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S3551

Archive Listings

31 Jul 00
to
5 Aug 00
Theatre Royal
Bath
Bath & North East Somerset
25 Jul 00
to
29 Jul 00
Milton Keynes Theatre
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
18 Jul 00
to
22 Jul 00
Regent Theatre
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
11 Jul 00
to
15 Jul 00
New Theatre
Cardiff
Glamorgan
8 Jun 00
to
4 Jul 00
Lyttelton (National Theatre)
West End
Greater London
30 May 00
to
3 Jun 00
Theatre Royal Plymouth
Plymouth
Devon
23 May 00
to
27 May 00
Theatre Royal
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
9 May 00
to
13 May 00
Theatre Royal
Norwich
Norfolk
2 May 00
to
6 May 00
King's Theatre
Edinburgh
Edinburgh
20 Apr 00
to
29 Apr 00
Sheffield Theatres
Sheffield
South Yorkshire

UKTW News/Reviews

News:
11Jan01:

User Reviews

USER (11Jan01): Perhaps it was the end of a long run, but to be honest the acting was unconvincing. But then, this is a light comedy and so a lack of depth in the acting was not too bad.

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