The Homecoming

Venue: 
Trafalgar Studio One
Location: 
West End

Cast includes Keith Allen, Gemma Chan, Ron Cook, Gary Kemp, John Macmillan, John Simm When Teddy returns from America to introduce his wife Ruth to his family in London, they discover a claustrophobic and brutal household where his father Max, brothers Lenny and Joey and uncle Sam live in a state of mutual loathing and festering resentment. Theirs is a motherless, compassionless and lawless home where Ruth immediately becomes the centre of attention.

By: 
Harold Pinter
Director: 
Jamie Lloyd
The Homecoming Schedule
Opening date: 
Saturday, 14 November, 2015
Booking to: 
Saturday, 13 February, 2016
Address:
14 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY
Nearest tube:
Charing Cross

Our Review

There's something deeply unsettling about Pinter's 1965 play that is both claustrophobic and brutal. With a cast of deeply flawed characters, there's hardly a redeeming feature to be had amongst the lot of them, and you ultimately feel like a voyeur at a road traffic accident. Difficult to watch but harder to look away.

Jamie Lloyd's production is part expressive, part realistic and... Read more

Genre: Drama
Opened 7 Feb 2008
Written: Harold Pinter
Directed: Michael Attenborough
Produced: Almeida
Cast: Kenneth Cranham (Max) , Neil Dudgeon (Teddy) , Danny Dyer (Joey) , Jenny Jules (Ruth) , Nigel Lindsay (Lenny) , Anthony O’Donnell (Sam)
Synopsis: Set in an all male household in North London, the play... Read more

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