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Mark Rylance “triumphs” (Daily Telegraph) in Dr Semmelweis, an “urgent tale of scientific discovery” (Evening Standard), now playing at the Harold Pinter Theatre for a strictly limited season. This “beautifully bold production” (The Times) directed by Tom Morris (War Horse), follows maverick Hungarian doctor Ignaz Semmelweis – the man whose research could save many millions of mothers’ lives. But what good is a discovery that is ignored? Following a sold-out run at Bristol Old Vic, “it’s surely not to be missed” (Daily Mail), featuring live music by Adrian Sutton and original choreography by AntoniaFranceschi of Balanchine’s New York City Ballet.
Age restrictionThis production is suitable for ages 14+
Running time2 hours 30 minutes (including a 20 minute interval)
Performance dates28 June - 7 October 2023
ContentContains references to suicide, and infant and maternal mortality. Viewer discretion is advised.
The production is not able to guarantee the appearance of any specific actor due to illness or unforeseen circumstances.
AccessAudio Described Performance - Saturday 12th August @ 2.30pm. Captioned Performance - Saturday 26th August @ 2.30pm
'“Mark Rylance triumphs in a tale of the perils of group-think." ☆☆☆☆ '
'“It’s surely not to be missed.” ☆☆☆☆'
'“Mark Rylance is magnetic in this urgent tale of scientific discovery." ☆☆☆☆ '