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VenueLyttelton (National Theatre)
Other spaces: Lyttelton Loft
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From8th June 2000
Opened13th June 2000
To4th July 2000
WhenJun 8,9,10m,10,12,13,14 and cont. E 19:30, M 14:14, Jun 13,20,21m,21,22,23,24m,24,30, Jul 1m,1,3,4m,4 E.19:00, M.14:15
What is currently on at Lyttelton (National Theatre) (V374)

The Heiress

The HeiressT1899404491
Based 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...
Author Ruth Goetz
Author Augustus Goetz

Archive :: production:T1899404491, play:S3551, venue:V374

Production details

In association with The Touring Partnership. Running Time 2 hours 30 minutes.


Company Royal National Theatre
Company Sheffield Theatres
Director Philip Franks
Design Gideon Davey
Lighting Simon Mills
Music Matthew Scott
Performer Eva Best
Performer Alan Howard
Performer Maggie Steed
Performer Ann Bell
Performer Caroline Faber
Performer Vincent Penfold
Performer Liza Sadovy
Performer Sophie Shaw
Performer Ben Porter

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