In the run up to Christmas, three families are placed into cramped temporary accommodation.

A middle-aged man and his elderly mum, a young family with a baby on the way, a newly arrived woman from Sudan. Strangers. Forced together. No space is personal.

In this new play by Alexander Zeldin, written through a devising process, the audience are invited to bear witness to an intimate story of family love for our times.

Alexander Zeldin’s previous work includes the critically acclaimed, ‘raw’ (Financial Times) and ‘unforgettable’ (The TimesBeyond Caring.
LOVE continues this unique approach to theatre.

A co-production with Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
Alexander Zeldin
Marc Williams
Josh Anio Grigg
Natasha Jenkins
Cast list:
Emily Beacock, Darcey Brown, Anna Calder-Marshall, Luke Clarke, Grace Doherty, Janet Etuk, Nick Holder, Vitaly Outkine, Yonatan Pelé Roodner, Bobby Stallwood.

Dorfman - National Theatre

National Theatre, Upper Ground, Ground South Bank, London, SE1 9PX, GB-LBH, GB
Nearest tube:
Waterloo, Southwark, Embankment

Love Customer reviews

Our Love Review

Sometimes a play just hits you right between the eyes and you find them filling, without bidding or overt manipulation, with tears. Alexander Zeldin's quiet yet overwhelmingly intense play Love both winded and wounded me in its portrait of people clinging on, barely, to the life raft of a social security system that is letting them all down. Set in a half-way house temporary shelter for people... Read more

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