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André and Madeleine have been in love for over fifty years. This weekend, as their daughters visit, something feels unusual. A bunch of flowers arrives, but who sent them? A woman from the past turns up, but who is she? And why does André feel like he isn’t there at all?
The Height of the Storm is a beautifully compelling family drama by Florian Zeller, “the most exciting playwright of our time” (The Guardian). Starring two of the greatest actors of their generation on stage together for the first time, this major new play from the writer of Olivier Award-Winning The Father is a searing exploration of love, family and the fragility of life.
Jonathan Pryce is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning actor of stage and screen. His varied work includes lauded performances in film including Brazil, Glengarry Glen Ross, Carrington and Evita and on stage in a landmark international tour of The Merchant of Venice, Comedians for which he received a Tony Award and Miss Saigon in the West End and on Broadway. He most recently appeared as the High Sparrow in the hugely successful Game of Thrones.
Dame Eileen Atkins is a three-time Olivier award-winning actress. She is known for her BAFTA and Emmy award-winning performance in Cranford, as well as roles in film including Gosford Park, The Hours and Robin Hood. Her many stage appearances include Honour, Retreat from Moscow and Ellen Terry. She can be seen most recently as Queen Mary in Netflix’s The Crown.
Age restrictionTo be confirmed.
Running time1hr 20min (no interval)
Performance dates2 October - 1 December 2018
ContentPlease note: Real cigarettes are smoked during the show
All persons aged under 16 must be accompanied and sat next to the accompanying adult. They may not sit on their own within the auditorium. If children do have separate seats, entry could be refused. All patrons, regardless of age, must present a valid ticket to gain entry to the theatre. Please ensure that any children or infants for whom you are responsible also have a valid ticket. Your child should be able to sit unaided within the purchased seat. We do not allow children to be seated on an adult’s lap or babes in arms.
Reviews / Features
The Height of the Storm
At first, I was confused about what was happening, particularly by the way in which the characters spoke of their parents or spouses in the past tense along with the references to the “situation “ and the “condition” which Andre had.
7 Nov, 2018 | By Sandra Howell
Features / New Shows + Transfers
What’s opening in London theatre this month? (October 2018)
Autumn is here and we bet you're ready for something new! Can't wait for 9 to 5 or Waitress to come to the West End next year? Well lucky for you, there are loads of spectacular new shows opening in London theatre this month (October 2018). From The Old Vic's Fourth Season and Pinter at the Pinter to the Natural History Museum's brand-new Charles Darwin-inspired show, there is something for everyone to look forward to!
Read our handy guide below on what shows are opening in London theatre this month!
28 Sep, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
News / Casting
Further casting for The Height of the Storm announced
Florian Zeller's all-new drama, The Height of the Storm, which officially premieres at Wyndham's Theatre on 2 October 2018, has just announced further casting to join the previously announced Jonathan Pryce (Game of Thrones, The Pirates of the Caribbean) and Dame Eileen Atkins (Netflix's The Crown).
13 Jun, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
Game of Thrones actor Jonathan Pryce returns to the stage in The Height of the Storm
An original, new play by French playwright Florian Zeller and translated by Christopher Hampton is set to feature award-winning actor Jonathan Pryce, who has performed in countless roles both on and off stage.
14 May, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels