David Eldridge’s new play Beginning is set to transfer to the West End following a sell-out run in the Dorfman at the National Theatre. Directed by Polly Findlay, the two-hander stars Justine Mitchell and Sam Troughton as Laura and Danny and is set in the hours after party at Lucy’s house. It will transfer to the Ambassadors Theatre - where Stomp has been running for over a decade - and will run from 15th January to 24th March 2018, with an official opening night on 23rd January. Tickets are now on sale.
12 years ago David Eldridge was a founding member of the Monsterists - a collective of younger playwrights urging each other to leave black box theatres behind them and think bigger. Its manifesto included the declaration that a monsterist work should be "Large scale, large concept and, possibly, large cast." A year later he duly premiered Market Boy, under the direction of Rufus Norris (now... Read more