"Woman Who Cooked Her Husband" at New Ambassadors from 5th Sep 02

"Woman Who Cooked Her Husband" at New Ambassadors from 5th Sep 02

It is now confirmed that Debbie Isitt's The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband, will open at the New Ambasssadors Theatre 16th Sep 02, following previews from 5th Sep, and booking to 7th Dec 02. (Booking is now open!)

This black comedy is directed by the author Debbie Isitt, and stars Alison Steadman (Hilary), Daisy Donovan (Laura), and Philip Jackson (Kenneth).

The play was last in the West End in 1992.

Alison Steadman's West End credits include "When We Are Married" at the Savoy in 1996, "Memory of Water" at the Vaudeville in 1999, and "Entertaining Mr Sloane" at the Arts Theatre in 2001.

Daisy Donovan , making her West End debut, is best known as a presenter whose TV credits include "The 11 O'clock Show".

Philip Jackson has recently starred at the Bush Theatre in "A Carpet, A Pony and A Monkey".

Kenneth and Hilary have been married nearly twenty years, but as middle age approaches, Ken finds himself in the arms of another woman. At first, Laura appears to be everything that is missing from Ken's life with Hilary - young, slim, attractive and a vibrant free spirit - but his little fling quickly becomes desperately out of hand. Juggling the affections of two women, his world becomes a tangle of lies and deceit. After his initial denials to Hilary's increasing suspicions, he is soon forced to confront the truth and leaves Hilary for Laura. Only one problem . . . Laura can't cook. As time passes, Kenneth mourns the loss of Sunday roasts and haute cuisine, and the comforts of the settled life he once knew. When Hilary invites Ken and Laura over for dinner, he readily accepts, unaware of what delicacies Hilary plans to serve.

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