Almeida Theatre, Islington
Almeida Theatre, Islington
Our Review 1 / 5

There are no miracles in this world. Only those we make for ourselves.

It’s 8am and a revolt is underway.

The father is dying. The son is spying. The wife is cheating. The uncle is stealing. The mother is scheming. The dynasty is crumbling. 

One house. One fortune. One victor. 

Tinuke Craig (Genesis Future Directors Award, Random/Generations) makes her Almeida debut with a new production of Maxim Gorky’s savagely funny play, adapted by multi-award-winning playwright Mike Bartlett (AlbionKing Charles III).

Previews from |
7th October 2019
Opening date |
15th October 2019
Booking from |
28th September 2021
Available until |
23rd November 2019
Closes |
23rd November 2019
Maxim Gorky, adapted by Mike Bartlett
Tinuke Craig
Josh Pharo
Emma Laxton
Fly Davis
Jenny Ogilvie
Cast list:
Siobhan Redmond, Alexandra Dowling, Arthur Hughes, Daniella Isaacs, Amber James, Danny Kirrane, Kayla Meikle, Cyril Nri, Lee Ross and Sophie Wu.

Almeida Theatre Venue Information

Almeida Theatre, Almeida Street, Islington, London, N1 1TA
Venue Box Office:
020 7359 4404
Nearest tube:
Angel or Highbury & Islington

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The default description of the Almeida Theatre is invariably to call it a powerhouse - in a review for a West End transfer of Mary Stuart last year, Fiona Mountford wrote in the Evening Standard, "The all-conquering Almeida is at it again. This Islington powerhouse has of late become the most dependable purveyor of quality hits to the West End, with the likes of Ink, Andrew Scott's Hamlet and a reworked Oresteia." Their summer production The Doctor is also now West End bound... Read more

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