This House

This House Tickets

Premiered to universal acclaim at the National Theatre in 2012, This House written by James Graham (The Vote, Privacy) and directed by Headlong Artistic Director Jeremy Herrin (People, Places and Things, Wolf Hall), gives us a timely, moving and often amusing insight into the workings of British politics.

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Running time: 
2 hours 55 minutes
Categories: 
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About This House:

1974. The UK faces economic crisis and a hung parliament. In a culture hostile to cooperation, it’s a period when votes in the House of Commons are won or lost by one, when there are fist fights in the bars and when sick MPs are carried through the lobby to register their vote. It’s a time when a staggering number of politicians die, and the building creaks under idiosyncrasies and arcane traditions. 

Set in the engine rooms of Westminster, James Graham’s This House strips politics down to the practical realities of those behind the scenes: the whips who roll up their sleeves and on occasion bend the rules to shepherd and coerce a diverse chorus of MPs within the Mother of all Parliaments.

Child Policy:
Suitable for ages 14+
By:
James Graham
Producer:
Nica Burns, Caro Newling for Neal Street Productions, Headlong, in association with Jonathan Church Productions and Gavin Kalin present the National Theatre and Chichester Festival Theatre
Director:
Jeremy Herrin
Songs by:
Ian Dickinson
Lighting:
Paule Constable
Sound:
Ian Dickinson
Design:
Rae Smith
Choreography:
Scott Ambler
Cast list:
Phil Daniels, Kevin Doyle, David Hounslow, Ed Hughes, Lauren O'Neil, Nathaniel Parker, Steffan Rhodri, Malcolm Sinclair, Sarah Woodward, Christopher Godwin, Peter Landi, Matthew Pigeon, Giles Taylor, Tony Turner and Orlando Wells.
This House Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
Saturday, 19 November, 2016
Opening date: 
Wednesday, 30 November, 2016
Available from: 
Saturday, 25 February, 2017
Closes: 
Saturday, 25 February, 2017
Booking to: 
Saturday, 25 February, 2017
MatineeEvening
Monday-7.30pm
Tuesday-7.30pm
Wednesday2.30pm7.30pm
Thursday-7.30pm
Friday-7.30pm
Saturday2.30pm7.30pm
Sunday--

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This House Customer reviews

Our Review

Whilst 2016 may have provided enough political theatre to see many through a mini lifetime there is something oddly comforting and enjoyable about watching the cogs in motion in James Graham's genius This House which has finally made its long awaited transfer to the West End. Having collectively lived through a hung Parliament we as an audience have suffered the effects of a minority... Read more

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