My Cousin Rachel


Feverish passion battles reason in this classic Gothic romance set in the wild landscape of the rock-ribbed Cornish coast.
My Cousin Rachel at Richmond Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Richmond Theatre
Starts: Monday 3 February 2020
Closes: Saturday 8 February 2020
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


Based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier, adapted by Joseph O'Connor and directed by Anthony Banks.


Helen George plays the deliciously enigmatic Rachel.


Known for her role as Trixie Franklin in eight series of Call the Midwife, her recent stage credits include After Miss Julie and Love In Idleness.


Anthony Banks was Associate Director at the National Theatre from 2004 - 2014.


His many directing credits include The Girl on the Train, Strangers On A Train, Twilight Song, Gaslight, and After Miss Julie.


This menacing psychological thriller by the author of Rebecca and Don't Look Now, enthralled readers when it was first published in 1951 and went on to become an international best seller.


This acclaimed adaptation is by Joseph O'Connor whose novels include the international number one best-seller, Star of the Sea.


Synopsis


Murderess, seducer, thief, enchantress - or merely a woman intent on survival?


Alluring, exotic and unconventional, Countess Rachel Sangalletti travels from Florence to the Ashley Estate in Cornwall, home of her recently deceased husband.


Her presence in the house arouses dark suspicions and uncontrollable desires, not least in young Philip, cousin and heir to the Ashley home.


Feverish passion battles reason in this classic Gothic romance set in the wild landscape of the rock-ribbed Cornish coast.


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Dates


Previews from:Monday 3 February 2020

Closes:Saturday 8 February 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Wednesday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Tickets


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From £13

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Cast


Helen George

Simon Shepherd

Jack Holden


Creatives


Author: Adapted from the novel by Daphne du Maurier by Joseph O'Connor
Director: Anthony Banks
Designer: Richard Kent
Lighting: David Plater
Sound: Max Pappenheim
Production: Theatre Royal Bath Productions

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