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Writer Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany's previous collaborations at the Royal Court include Hope and Let the Right One In.
Other collaborations include: Harry Potter & the Cursed Child (West End/Broadway).
Jack's other credits include: A Christmas Carol (Old Vic); Kiri, This Is England '90 (both earning a BAFTA for Best Mini-Series).
Royal Court Associate Director John's other work at the Royal Court includes: Road, The Twits, The Pass.
"No talent at all when it comes to cooking - as you will discover - but when it comes to pissing off my children - immense talent - Olympian talent."
Sal is attempting to cook dinner for the family.
She and husband David have pulled off a coup and gathered their brood back home for the weekend.
Eldest son Carl is bringing his new girlfriend to meet everyone for the first time; middle daughter Polly is back from Cambridge University for the occasion; and youngest Tom will hopefully make it out of detention in time for dinner.
Sal and David would rather feed their kids with leftist ideals and welfarism than fancy cuisine.
When you've named each of your offspring after your socialist heroes, you've given them a lot to live up to …
“When I was your age I wanted to be in a band and sleep with Mick Jagger - and Jimi Hendrix - so who am I to judge the choices you've made so far?”
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Performance days & times
Monday ‑ 7‑30pm
Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm (7pm 3 Jul)
Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm
Friday ‑ 7‑30pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday - 2-30pm
Saturday - 2-30pm
(from 6 Jul)
Captioned performance: Wed 17 Jul, 7.30pm
Audio Described performance: Sat 3 Aug 2.30pm (Touch tour 1pm)
Zoe Boyle - HARRIET
Laurie Davidson - TOM
David Morrissey - DAVID
Kate O'Flynn - POLLY
Lesley Sharp - SAL
Sam Swainsbury - CARL
Author: Jack Thorne
Director: John Tiffany
Designer: Grace Smart
Lighting: Jack Knowles
Sound: Tom Gibbons
Movement: Steven Hoggett
Production: Talawa Theatre Company and Royal Court Theatre