Harold and Maude
Harold and Maude

Harold and Maude Tickets

Harold and Maude is an idiosyncratic fable told though the eyes of the most unlikely pairing:  a compulsive, self-destructive young man who attends funerals for entertainment and a devil-may-care, septuagenarian bohemian.  

Through Colin Higgins' tale, we experience a way of seeing the world that looks directly into darkness,  stresses our need for humour, the freedom to create, and kindness, while concluding that cynicism and despair are dead ends.  Equal parts dark comedy and romantic innocence, Harold and Maude dissolves the line between darkness and light along with ones that separate people by class, gender and age.  

It will be directed by Thom Southerland, and star Sheila Hancock. 

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Colin Higgins
Thom Southerland
Cast list:
Sheila Hancock, Bill Milner, Anthony Cable, Rebecca Caine, Christopher Dickins, Joanna Hickman, Samuel Townsend, Anne White and Johnson Willis

Charing Cross Theatre

The Arches, Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6NL
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Charing Cross

Harold and Maude Customer reviews

Our Harold and Maude Review

You can sense director Thom Southerland straining at the leash to turn Harold and Maude in to a musical. This stage version of Colin Higgins's screenplay for the 1971 film was first seen in 1974, adapted by the screenwriter himself, and it has the episodic jump-cuts of a movie so it never fully feels like the theatre is its true home. Southerland tries to solve these problems by threading live... Read more

Latest Harold and Maude News & Features

Harold and Maude
Full casting announced for Harold and Maude at the Charing Cross Theatre
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The full cast joining Sheila Hancock has been announced for the London premiere of Harold and Maude, the stage adaptation of the 1971 film by Colin Higgins. Harold and Maude is romantic tale about an unlikely couple, a compulsive younger man and a care-free septuagenarian. As previously announced, Olivier Award-winner Sheila Hancock will play the latter, Maude.

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