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Abigail's Party transfers to Wyndham's Theatre
The Menier Chocolate Factory/ Theatre Royal Bath production of Abigail's Party by Mike Leigh, transfers to the West End's Wyndham's Theatre, opening 18 May 2012, following previews from 15 May - booking to 1 Sep 2012.
(The play has just finished a 6 week run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, an Off West End venue in Southwark,on 21 April.)
Directed by Lindsay Posner, the cast features Jill Halfpenny (Beverly), Joe Absolom (Tony), Natalie Casey (Angela), Susannah Harker (Susan), Andy Nyman (Laurence).
It has designs by Mike Britton, lighting by Howard Harrison , sound by Fergus O’Hare.
Set in 1970’s suburbia, where Beverly and her husband Laurence are hosting a drinks party for their neighbours. There is plenty of alcohol, an array of cheese-pineapple savoury bites and olives, and Demis Roussos on the record player. As prejudices are unmasked and tempers flare, the evening can only end in disaster...