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Harlequinade & All On Her Own (Double Bill)

Garrick Theatre, London
Harlequinade & All On Her Own (Double Bill)
Garrick Theatre, London
Our Review 3 / 5

Cast includes: Harlequinade: Kenneth Branagh, Zoe Wanamaker, Tom Bateman, Jessie Buckley, Jack Colgrave Hirst, Hadley Fraser, Miranda Raison, John Shrapnel, Kathryn Wilder, Jimmy Yuill, John Dagleish All On Her Own: Zoe Wanamaker Harlequinade: In this rarely seen comic gem, a classical theatre company attempts to produce The Winter’s Tale and Romeo and Juliet, while the intrigues and dalliances of the company members are accidently revealed with increasingly chaotic and hysterical consequences. All On Her Own: A woman with a secret, alone at midnight in London has a burden to share that is at times both heart-breaking and sinister.

Opening date |
24th October 2015
Available until |
13th January 2016
Categories |
Terrence Rattigan
Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford

Garrick Theatre Venue Information

Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH
Nearest tube:
Leicester Square

Customer reviews

Our Review of Harlequinade & All On Her Own (Double Bill)


While Kenneth Branagh has opened his year-long residency at the Garrick Theatre at the helm of his new eponymous company with a sterling Edwardian-set production of The Winter's Tale, he also clearly loves the old-fashioned theatre of touring rep, and pays tribute to it in a loving production of Rattigan's backstage comedy Harlequinade, set in a post-war Britain where touring theatre was funded by the government with the explicit social purpose of cheering up the nation. Read more

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