The Glow


1863. An asylum. A woman locked in a windowless cell, with no memory as to who she is, or how she arrived there.
The Glow at The Royal Court Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: The Royal Court Theatre
Starts: Friday 29 May 2020
Closes: Saturday 4 July 2020
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

Background


The Glow was the 2018 Pinter Commission, an award given annually by Lady Antonia Fraser to support a new commission at the Royal Court Theatre.


Alistair McDowall's previous work at the Royal Court includes X and Talk Show (Open Court). Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone directs.


Synopsis


“I see faces.

When I close my eyes.

I don't know them.

But they know me.

They want things from me.

And I don't know-

How to give them what they want.”


1863.


An asylum.


A woman locked in a windowless cell, with no memory as to who she is, or how she arrived there.


When spiritualist medium Mrs Lyall requires a new assistant, this nameless woman seems the perfect candidate.


But as the woman's past begins to reveal itself, so do new powers neither are prepared for.


“We never leave this earth entirely.


The energy we exude remains.”


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Dates


Previews from:Friday 29 May 2020

Closes:Saturday 4 July 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Thursday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Tickets


Standard:

£12 - £49

Tickets on sale in October 2019


Creatives


Author: Alistair McDowall
Director: Vicky Featherstone

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