The Guardian, The Telegraph, Financial Times, The Sunday Times, WhatsOnStage
Olivier Award winner Juliet Stevenson delivers “one of the performances of the year” (Evening Standard) in Robert Icke’s sold-out, five-star Almeida Theatre production. Achievingan Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Director for Robert Icke and a Critic’s Circle Award for Best Actress for Juliet Stevenson at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards, this sensational production comes toDuke of York’s Theatre from 18 April.
First, do no harm.
An ordinary day, a girl is dying, a Priest arrives. Her doctor refuses him entry
In a divisive time, in a divided nation, a society takes sides.
The latest smash-hit by “Britain’s best director” (Telegraph), freely adapted from Arthur Schnitzler’s Professor Bernhardi, is "provocative, wonderfully upsetting" (Independent),"one of the peaks of the theatrical year" (Guardian), a "devastating play for today" (Financial Times).
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The Doctor includes the discussion of suicide and the description of suicide methods, with an age recommendation of 14+.
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(5mins) Take Charing Cross Road to St Martin’s Court, head down until the end and then take a right onto St Martin’s Lane until you reach the theatre on your right.