What the Butler Saw

Venue: 
Vaudeville Theatre
Location: 
West End
Categories: 

Cast includes Omid Djalili (Dr Rance). When psychoanalyst Dr Prentice instructs his new secretary to undress, little does he expect to be interrupted by his wife, her blackmailing lover, a meddling government inspector and an inquisitive policeman. But hiding a naked woman is the least of his worries, as libidos run riot, identities are swapped and social decorum is buried.

By: 
Joe Orton
Director: 
Sean Foley
What the Butler Saw Schedule
Opening date: 
Friday, 4 May, 2012
Booking to: 
Saturday, 25 August, 2012
Address:
404 Strand, London, WC2R 0NH
Nearest tube:
Charing Cross

Our Review

Discovered after the author was brutally murdered by his lover, 'What The Butler saw' is a play that is often described as Joe Orton's best work, and is worth seeing on that basis alone. First performed in 1969, it is a testament to the seismic shift in moral attitudes which took place in the UK during the liberated, swinging 60s. Only a year before 'What The butler Saw' was first seen on... Read more

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