The Night Watch

The Night Watch

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The Original Theatre Company and York Theatre Royal present

The Night Watch

From the international number one best-selling author Sarah Waters

Adapted by Hattie Naylor

National Tour Autumn 2019

The Night Watch is the thrilling and beautiful story from the award-winning, number one best-selling author, Sarah Waters (Tipping the Velvet, The Paying Guest and The Little Stranger).

London in the 1940s. A time when hearts beat faster and life burned more brightly. The Night Watch is a tender, tragic and beautifully poignant portrait of four ordinary people caught up in the aftermath of an extraordinary time.

Olivier-nominated playwright Hattie Naylor creates a gripping and theatrically inventive adaptation of this great modern novel. From the team that brought you Birdsong, The Habit of Art and The Importance of Being Earnest this eagerly anticipated brand new production is set to shine on tour for the first time.

Age Guidance: 13+

Hattie Naylor’s exceptional adaptation of the best-selling novel. The Guardian

Flawless. A sophisticated beautifully written novel.” The Washington Post

One of the best storytellers alive today.” Independent on Sunday

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The Details

Show, reviews, cast and production details

The Night Watch is the thrilling and beautiful story from the award-winning, number one best-selling author, Sarah Waters (Tipping the Velvet, The Paying Guest and The Little Stranger).

London in the 1940s. A time when hearts beat faster and life burned more brightly. The Night Watch is a tender, tragic and beautifully poignant portrait of four ordinary people caught up in the aftermath of an extraordinary time.

Olivier-nominated playwright Hattie Naylor creates a gripping and theatrically inventive adaptation of this great modern novel. From the team that brought you Birdsong, The Habit of Art and The Importance of Being Earnest this eagerly anticipated brand new production is set to shine on tour for the first time.

Age Guidance: 13+

 

CAST

Mara Allen l Mickey / Mrs Alexander

Louise Coulthard l Viv

Malcolm James l Mr Mundy / Mr Wilson

Sam Jenkins-Shaw l Robert Fraser / Cole

Lewis Mackinnon l Duncan

Phoebe Pryce l Kay

Florence Roberts l Helen

Izabella Urbanowicz l Julia / Mrs Leonard

 

CREATIVE TEAM

Alastair Whatley l Director

David Woodhead l Designer

Dominic Bilkley l Sound

Sophie Cotton l Composer

Nic Farman l Lighting

Lucy Cullingford l Movement Director

Siobhan Boyd l Costume Supervisor

Felix Davis l Production Manager

Ryan O’Conner l Props Supervisor

Ellie Collyer-Bristow CDG l Casting

 

 

22 – 31 August

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk

 

– 7 September

York Theatre Royal

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18 – 21 September

Hexagon Theatre, Reading

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23 – 28 September

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

www.yvonne-arnaud.co.uk

 

30 September – 5 October

New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

www.wolseytheatre.co.uk/

 

15 – 19 October

King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

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21 – 26 October

Warwick Arts Centre

www.warwickartscentre.co.uk/                                    

 

5 – 9 November

Richmond Theatre

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11 – 16 November

Salisbury Playhouse

https://www.wiltshirecreative.co.uk/      

 

18 – 23 November

Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon

https://www.fairfield.co.uk/