MAGGIE SMITH & JUDI DENCH AT HAYMARKET IN OCT 02


MAGGIE SMITH & JUDI DENCH AT HAYMARKET IN OCT 02

It has now been confirmed that David Hare's new play The Breath of Life , will be at the Haymarket Theatre from 4th Oct 02 to 21st Dec 02, starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith . It will be the first time the two actresses have appeared on stage together. (Public Booking opens 8th July 02)

Directed by Howard Davies and designed by William Dudley, it is a tale of two women whose lives are interwoven in ways neither of them yet understand. Madeleine Palmer (MAGGIE SMITH) is a retired curator, living alone on the Isle of Wight. One day to her door comes Angela Beale (JUDI DENCH), a popular novelist whom she has met only once before. The progress of a single night comes to echo the hidden course of their lives.

Maggie Smith's West End credits include "Lady in the Van" at the Queens Theatre 1999, "A Delicate Balance", at the Haymarket Theatre 1997, "Talking Heads", at the Comedy Theatre 1996, and "Three Tall Women", at the Wyndham's Theatre 1994.

Judi Dench's London credits include "The Seagull" at the National in 1994, "An Absolute Hell" at the National in 1995, "A Little Night Music" at the National in 1995/96, "Amy's View" at the National in 1997 and at the Aldwych in 1998, "Filumena" at the Piccadilly in 1999 and most recently "The Royal Family" at the Haymarket in 2001/02.

 

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