The production will open at the Theatre Royal Bath on 24 May, followed by a short UK tour.
Set in 1945 in an English country house, on the eve of Labour’s landslide victory at the end of the second world war, this erotic psychological thriller is inspired by Strindberg’s 1888 masterpiece.
During a summer ball, the beautiful daughter of the peer who owns the house, wanders into the servant’s quarters. As she flirts with her father’s handsome chauffeur, indifferent to the presence of his fiancée, what begins as game-playing ignites into passion with devastating consequences.
Helen George plays Miss Julie. Well-known for her role as Trixie Franklin in Call the Midwife, she recently received huge praise for her thrilling performances on Strictly Come Dancing.
Patrick Marber’s plays include DEALER’S CHOICE, which won the 1995 Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy, and the huge international hit, CLOSER, which won the Evening Standard award for Best Comedy, the Critics’ Circle and Olivier awards for Best New Play and was made into a BAFTA Award-winning film in 2004.
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Dates: Tuesday 24th – Saturday 28th May, 2016
Times: Tuesday & Wednesday, 7.30pm; Thursday – Saturday, 8pm; Thursday & Saturday matinees, 2.30pm
Box Office: 01225 448844
Tickets: £18.50 – £34.50