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About the Show Less...

Four little known plays by four great writers. Read More >

Reinforcing its reputation for rediscovering lost masterpieces, the Young Vic presents four rarely seen works by great writers and directed by four up and coming directors.

The four plays are Winners by Brian Friel, Interior by Maurice Maeterlinck (May 27 – June 3) and The Exception Of The Rule by Bertolt Brecht and The New Tennant by Eugene Ionesco.


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 27/05/2004

Closing Night: 12/06/2004

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Cast & Creative


Director - Dawn Wilton (Winners), Christopher Heimann (Interior), Jan-willem van den Bosch (The Exception And The Rule), Alex Murdoch (The New Tenant)

Producer - Young Vic

Author - Brian Friel, Maurice Maeterlinck, Bertolt Brecht, Eugene Ionesco

About Young Vic

66 The Cut, Lambeth, London SE1 8LZ

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