The stage version of the classic Danish film about an explosive family celebration. Read More >
Patriarch Helge Klingenfelt is celebrating his 60th birthday with his family at a magnificent old hotel in the Danish countryside. Gathered together are his loyal wife Elsa, his daughter Helene, and sons Christian and Michael. As the evening progresses Christian feels compelled to break the silence surrounding a dark family secret. The effect is explosive and sets the tone for a celebration no-one will forget.
This production originally opened at the Almeida theatre in March 2004, before transferring to the Lyric in September.
Please note that this production contains strong language and is most suitable for over 15s.