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Hay Fever

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Felicity Kendal returns to the West End to lead the cast of Noël Coward’s Hay Fever at the Duke of York’s Theatre. Read More >

Felicity Kendal returns to the West End to lead the cast of Noël Coward’s Hay Fever at the Duke of York’s Theatre.

The much-loved British actress plays Judith, a once glittering star of the London stage who together with her husband David and two Bohemian grown-up children Sorel and Simon make up a family that is incapable of sharing the spotlight.

A Theatre Royal Bath production, Hay Fever follows the unconventional, risqué and often downright rude family as they each invite a guest to their rural retreat. Misjudged meetings, secret seductions and scandalous revelations proliferate during one outrageous weekend in Berkshire.

Directed by Lindsay Posner, Kendal returns to the London stage following her role in 2013’s Relatively Speaking at the Wyndham’s Theatre. Her other recent credits include West End productions of The Last Cigarette and Mrs Warren’s Profession, but the actress is still arguably best known for her television role in 70s sitcom The Good Life.

Coward fans might be interested to know that the BFI is running a Noël Coward on TV season in May. For more information visit the BFI website.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 29/04/2015

Opening Night: 11/05/2015

Closing Night: 01/08/2015

Running time: 2h

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Cast & Creative


Felicity Kendal, Simon Shepherd, Michael Simkins, Sara Stewart, Alice Orr-Ewing, Edward Franklin, Celeste Dodwell, Mossie Smith, Edward Killingback


Director - Lindsay Posner

Producer - Theatre Royal Bath

Author - Noël Coward

About Duke of York’s Theatre

St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4BG

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