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 the West End transfer of Robert Icke’s sold-out, five-star Almeida Theatre production – from 20th April 2020 at the Duke of York’s Theatre.
First, do no harm.
On an ordinary day, at a private hospital, a young woman fights for her life. A priest arrives to save her soul. 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) is a "provocative, wonderfully upsetting" (Independent) whirlwind of gender, race and identity politics, "one of the peaks of the theatrical year" (Guardian) and a "devastasting play for today" (Financial Times).
St Martin's Lane, London, United Kingdom, WC2N 4BG
2hr 50min (inc. interval)
Monday 1st June 2020
Saturday 18th July 2020