Abigail's Party

Wyndham's Theatre
West End

Set in 1970’s suburbia, where Beverly and her husband Laurence are hosting a drinks party for their neighbours. There is plenty of alcohol, an array of cheesey-pineapple savoury bites, olives and Demis Roussos on the record player. As prejudices are unmasked and tempers flare, the evening can only end in disaster...

Mike Leigh
Lindsay Posner
Abigail's Party Schedule
Opening date: 
Tuesday, 15 May, 2012
Booking to: 
Saturday, 1 September, 2012
32-36 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DA
Nearest tube:
Leicester Square

Our Review

'Abigail's Party' is still, some 35 years after its first run, one of the best-known British comedies and is regularly revived. And with a DVD of the BBC version still being sold the play continues to enjoy widespread popularity. No wonder, then, that it came 11th in the BFI top 100 TV programme list (and third in the single drama category).

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