Moonlight


Andy, an ailing, foul-mouthed patriarch, is desperate for reconciliation with his two estranged sons. Haunted by the ghostly presence of his dead daughter Bridget and the very real presence of his irascible wife Bel.
Moonlight at Lyric Hammersmith

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Lyric Hammersmith
Started: Wednesday 21 August 2019
Closes: Saturday 24 August 2019
Running time:1 hr 10 mins
Age suitability: 12+

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Background


This amateur production of Moonlight is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd.

Synopsis


Harold Pinter's final full-length play is an elegiac meditation on family, grief and mortality, shot through with raucous wit.


Andy, an ailing, foul-mouthed patriarch, is desperate for reconciliation with his two estranged sons.


Haunted by the ghostly presence of his dead daughter Bridget and the very real presence of his irascible wife Bel, the dying Andy muses on guilt, lost loves and parenthood, all the while knowing that the end is in sight …


Backspin is a theatre company dedicated to staging new interpretations of the plays of Harold Pinter, providing the opportunity for young actors and technicians to engage creatively with the work of the Nobel Prize winning dramatist.


Patrons include Dame Penelope Wilton and Professor Sir Stanley Wells.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
Kings Mall
King St
Lyric Square
London W6 0QL

Box office tel: 020 8741 6850

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 21 August 2019

Closes:Saturday 24 August 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:
-

Tickets


Standard:
£8 - £10

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Creatives


Author: Harold Pinter
Production: Backspin

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