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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - Classic
A Moon for the Misbegotten
On from 15 Sep 2006 to 23 Dec 2006
Old Vic
by Eugene O'Neill

This powerhouse of a play reunites director Howard Davies with two actors with whom he?s previously collaborated on award-winning productions of O'Neill classics: Kevin Spacey in The Iceman Cometh (Almeida, Old Vic and Broadway) and Eve Best in Mourning Becomes Electra (National Theatre).

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - Classic
The Taming of the Shrew & Twelfth Night
On from 05 Jan 2007 to 17 Feb 2007
Old Vic
by William Shakespeare

Edward Hall directs Propeller, an all-male company, in two comedies full of mistaken identity and transformation.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
The Entertainer
On from 23 Feb 2009 to 19 May 2007
Old Vic
by John Osborne

Pam Ferris and Robert Lindsay star in the 50th anniversary production of John Osbourne's The Entertainer.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Gaslight
On from 07 Jun 2007 to 18 Aug 2007
Old Vic
by Patrick Hamilton

Gaslight is a Victorian thriller set in London. The play stars Rosamund Pike, Kenneth Cranham and Andrew Woodall and is directed by Peter Gill.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
All About My Mother
On from 25 Aug 2007 to 24 Nov 2007
Old Vic
by Adapted by Samuel Adamson, based on the film by Pedro Almodovar

A world premiere adaptation of the Almodóvar film starring Diana Rigg, All About My Mother is a passionate hymn to the strength and spirit of women.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Comedy
Cinderella
On from 04 Dec 2007 to 20 Jan 2008
Old Vic
by Stephen Fry

Celebrated actor, comedian, novelist and director, Stephen Fry adds writer of a wonderfully witty new pantomime to his credits.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy Genre - Classic
Speed-the-Plow
On from 01 Feb 2008 to 26 Apr 2008
Old Vic
by David Mamet

Mamet's witty, caustic play satirises the deal making that goes on behind-the-scenes in the movie business. Starring Jeff Goldblum, Laura Michelle Kelly and Kevin Spacey.

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Genre - Classic Genre - Comedy
Pygmalion
On from 07 May 2008 to 02 Aug 2008
Old Vic
by Bernard Shaw

Sir Peter Hall brings his acclaimed production of Bernard Shaw’s enduring classic Pygmalion to The Old Vic after its highly successful run at the Theatre Royal Bath.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy
The Norman Conquests
On from 11 Oct 2008 to 20 Dec 2008
Old Vic
by Alan Ayckbourn

Matthew Warchus directs an ensemble cast of Amelia Bullmore, Jessica Hynes, Stephen Mangan, Ben Miles and Paul Ritter in Alan Ayckbourn’s comic masterpiece, The Norman Conquests.

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Genre - Drama
Dancing at Lughnasa
On from 26 Feb 2009 to 09 May 2009
Old Vic
by Brian Friel

Brian Friel’s Olivier award-winning play, returns to London for the first major revival since its premiere nearly 20 years ago.

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Genre - Drama Genre - Classic
The Bridge Project - The Cherry Orchard & The Winter's Tale playing in rep
On from 23 May 2009 to 15 Aug 2009
Old Vic
by Anton Chekhov in a new verison by Tom Stoppard playing in rep with The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare

Academy Award-winner (American Beauty) Sam Mendes, returns to the London stage to direct a formidable group of actors in an ocean-spanning double-bill of revered classics.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Drama
Inherit the Wind
On from 18 Sep 2009 to 20 Dec 2009
Old Vic
by Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee

Trevor Nunn directs Old Vic Artistic Director Kevin Spacey in Lawrence and Lee’s grippingly relevant drama, based on the 1925 Scopes ‘Monkey’ Trial.

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Please check with the theatre for information on the recommended age groups for this performance Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
Six Degrees of Separation
On from 07 Jan 2010 to 03 Apr 2010
Old Vic
by John Guare

David Grindley directs Obi Abili, Anthony Head and Lesley Manville in John Guare’s adrenalin-fuelled, Olivier Award-winning play – a sharp, vivacious take on
two worlds colliding.

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Genre - Drama Genre - Comedy
The Real Thing
On from 10 Apr 2010 to 05 Jun 2010
Old Vic
by Tom Stoppard

Anna Mackmin returns to The Old Vic to direct Hattie Morahan and Toby Stephens in Tom Stoppard's multi-award-winning modern classic. Deeply moving and startlingly funny, this razor sharp drama brilliantly examines the complex nature of love, art and reality.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama
Ditch
On from 13 May 2010 to 26 Jun 2010
Old Vic
by Beth Steel

A HighTide & Old Vic co-production Presented in The Old Vic Tunnels.

Following the sell-out London transfer of Stovepipe in 2009, HighTide transfers Ditch from the HighTide Festival to The Old Vic Tunnels for a limited season.

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Genre - Drama
The Bridge Project 2010 - As You Like It & The Tempest
On from 12 Jun 2010 to 21 Aug 2010
Old Vic
by William Shakespeare

Sam Mendes returns to direct year two of The Bridge Project (As You Like It and The Tempest), with another stellar transatlantic lineup including Michelle Beck, Christian Camargo, Stephen Dillane, Ron Cephas Jones, Juliet Rylance and Thomas Sadoski.

As You Like It & The Tempest play in repertoire

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18 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - New Writing
Scorched
On from 03 Sep 2010 to 02 Oct 2010
Old Vic
by Wajdi Mouawad

The Old Vic has acquired the lease for a series of 'eerily magnificent' (Evening Standard) tunnels beneath Waterloo Station, which has now been transformed into an innovative performance space.

When Nawal Marwan dies, she leaves letters for her twins, Janine and Simon; one to be delivered to thier brother and one to thier father... and the mystery begins. They both thought their father was dead and never knew of a brother. The letters plunge them into the maelstrom of thier war ravaged family history.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Comedy Genre - Classic
Design For Living
On from 07 Sep 2010 to 27 Nov 2010
Old Vic
by Noel Coward

Anthony Page directs Noel Coward's provocative and unconventional romantic comedy, Design For Living, for the first time on the London stage in over 15 years.

Coward focuses on three egotistical, beguiling and self-absorbed characters – Gilda, Otto, and Leo – who challenge the moral boundaries of relationships. Anthony Page's production for The Old Vic will star Lisa Dillon and Tom Burke.

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12 and above - recommended age group Genre - Classic Genre - Comedy
A Flea In Her Ear
On from 04 Dec 2010 to 05 Mar 2011
Old Vic
by Georges Feydeau, translation by John Mortimer

In December, Richard Eyre will direct John Mortimer's version of Georges Feydeau's 1907 classic farce A Flea In Her Ear, last performed on The Old Vic stage for the National Theatre in 1966.

Starring Tom Hollander and Lisa Dillon, A Flea In Her Ear is a comedy of errors set against a backdrop of jealousy, misunderstandings and confrontation. When Raymonde (Dillon) suspects her husband Victor (Hollander) of infidelity, she enlists the help of a friend to set a trap resulting in mistaken identities, bruised egos and comic disaster.

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15 and above - recommended age group Genre - Drama Genre - Classic
Cause Célèbre
On from 17 Mar 2011 to 11 Jun 2011
Old Vic
by Terrence Rattigan

To celebrate the centenary year of Terence Rattigan’s birth we are delighted to welcome Thea Sharrock to The Old Vic to direct Niamh Cusack and Anne-Marie Duff in his final play Cause Célèbre. Based on the true story of Alma Rattenbury who went on trial with her 18-year-old lover for the murder of her husband, Cause Célèbre is an intriguing tale of love, betrayal, loyalty and obsession.

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Genre - Classic
Richard III
On from 18 Jun 2011 to 11 Sep 2011
Old Vic
by William Shakespeare

The final season of The Bridge Project starring Kevin Spacey in the title role of Richard III and directed by Sam Mendes, previews at The Old Vic from 18 June 2011.

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Genre - Comedy Genre - Classic
The Playboy of the Western World
On from 17 Sep 2011 to 26 Nov 2011
Old Vic
by J M Synge

4 STARS
The Times – The Daily Telegraph – Evening Standard – The Independent –
The Daily Express – The Sunday Times

‘Robert Sheehan making an impressive stage debut’ The Times

‘Ruth Negga is excellent’ Evening Standard

‘The fabulous Niamh Cusack’ The Times

‘John Crowley’s cracking production’ The Daily Telegraph

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Genre - Comedy
Noises Off
On from 03 Dec 2011 to 12 Feb 2012
Old Vic
by Michael Frayn

Lindsay Posner directs a new production of Michael Frayn's irresistible, multi-award-winning backstage comedy Noises Off. Enjoyed by millions of people worldwide since it premiered in 1982 and hailed as one of the greatest British comedies ever written.

Winner of both Olivier and Tony Awards for Best Comedy, this celebrated comedy serves up a riotous double bill – a play within a play. Hurtling along at breakneck speed it follows the backstage antics of a touring theatre company as they stumble their way through rehearsals to a shambolic first night and a final disastrous performance.

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Genre - Comedy
Noises Off WEST END
On from 14 Mar 2012 to 14 Mar 2012
Old Vic
by Michael Frayn

The Old Vic Hit Comedy Transfers to the West End for a Limited Season!

The Novello Theatre plays host to Michael Frayn's irresistible multi-award winning comedy.

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Genre - Drama
The Duchess of Malfi
On from 17 Mar 2012 to 09 Jun 2012
Old Vic
by John Webster

Eve Best returns to The Old Vic, in John Webster's great Jacobean tragedy, The Duchess of Malfi, directed by Jamie Lloyd.

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