Agnes Colander

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Three years after leaving her unfaithful husband and striking out as an artist, Agnes receives his letter ordering her home. But Agnes married young; her innocence has gone and her ambition is growing.
Agnes Colander at Jermyn Street Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Jermyn Street Theatre
Started: Tuesday 12 February 2019
Closed: Saturday 16 March 2019
Running time:2 hrs 30 mins (inc interval)
Age suitability: Not available

Background


Hailed as a long-lost masterpiece, Harley Granville Barker's witty and compelling exploration of love, sexual attraction and independence was written in 1900 and unearthed in the British Library a century later.


Following an acclaimed run at the Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath, Trevor Nunn's world premiere production arrives in London for five weeks only.


Harley Granville Barker is a giant of Edwardian theatre and the first modern British theatre director.


His plays, including Waste and The Voysey Inheritance, are regularly revived.


Richard Nelson is a multi award-winning playwright and librettist.


He is an honorary associate artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company and recipient of the Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.


Trevor Nunn returns to Jermyn Street Theatre following Samuel Beckett's All That Fall, which transferred to the West End and off-Broadway.


He is a former Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre.


On Monday 18th February there will be a Q & A immediately after the performance - all ticket holders welcome.


Synopsis


Three years after leaving her unfaithful husband and striking out as an artist, Agnes receives his letter ordering her home.


But Agnes married young; her innocence has gone and her ambition is growing.


Fleeing to France to find a new future, Agnes is pursued by the besotted Alec and worldly-wise Otho.


Beset on all sides, can Agnes seize the chance to shape her own life?


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Theatre


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16b Jermyn Street
London SW1Y 6ST

Box office tel: 020 7287 2875

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 12 February 2019

Press night:Friday 15 February 2019

Closes:Saturday 16 March 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Intervals:1

Matinee:

Tuesday - 3-30pm

Saturday - 3-30pm


Intervals:1

Tickets


Standard:
From £39

Cast


Naomi Frederick as Agnes Colander

Sally Scott as Emmeline Majoribanks

Matthew Flynn as Otto Kjoge

Harry Lister-Smith - Alexander Flint

Cindy-Jane Armbruster - as Martha/ Suzon


Creatives


Author: Harley Granville Barker, revised by Richard Nelson
Composer: Steve Edis
Director: Trevor Nunn
Designer: Robert Jones
Lighting: Paul Pyant
Sound: Fergus O'Hare
Production: David Adkin

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