The oldest and first dedicated online London theatre guide News and tickets for over 250 West End & off-West End showsFollow us for the latest theatre news Twitter

WALDEN Tickets

WALDEN Tickets

19 May 2021 - 12 Jun 2021

WALDEN Information

After returning from a year-long Moon mission, Cassie, a NASA botanist, finds herself in a remote cabin in the woods, where her estranged twin sister, Stella, a former NASA architect, has found a new life with climate activist Bryan. Old wounds resurface as the sisters attempt to pick up the pieces of the rivalry that broke them apart.

WALDEN, a debut play by Amy Berryman, directed by Ian Rickson (Jerusalem, Uncle Vanya), will star Gemma Arterton (Quantum of Solace), Fehinti Balogun (Juliet, Naked) and Lydia Wilson (The Duchess of Malfi) at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

Walden is one of three plays in the RE:EMERGE season, including Anna X and J'Ouvert.

Book tickets to Walden, or sign up to receive our latest news and show alerts.

Get the latest updates on WALDEN

To get the latest news, reviews, interviews, new show alerts and ticket offers, sign up to our weekly newsletter

You can unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions in the footer of every email we send.

Opening date

May 19th, 2021

Closing date

June 12th, 2021


Harold Pinter Theatre


Please note: tickets may be exchanged

Cast and creative

By: Amy Berryman
Director: Ian Rickson
Cast list: Gemma Arterton, Fehinti Balogun and Lydia Wilson

Our review

Lydia Wilson and Gemma Arterton in 'Walden' (Photo by Johan Persson)

There's a moment early in Amy Berryman's new play Walden when NASA botanist Cassie (a stoic Lydia Wilson) enters wearing a plastic face covering that looks like a mix between an oxygen mask and the N95s that have become a wardrobe staple in the Covid-19 pandemic. "You don't need a mask," her twin's boyfriend Bryan (a completely charming Fehinti Balogun) says. "The air is totally safe."Meanwhile, the socially distanced audience at the Harold Pinter Theatre, where producer Sonia Friedman's...

Latest WALDEN News & Features

Photo credit: Gemma Arterton (Photo courtesy of Eva Rinaldi on Flickr under CC 2.0)

The Harold Pinter Theatre will open with a collection of new plays from Sonia Friedman Productions. As part of the RE:EMERGE season, Amy Berryman's debut play Walden makes its West End debut, starring Gemma Arterton, from 22 May - 12 June.Speaking about the season, which includes Walden , Sonia Friedman said: "After what has been such a devastating year for so many it fills me with the greatest joy and hope to announce RE:EMERGE, an SFP Season of bold, new work for a bold, new world as we begin...

This website uses cookies.