Lightning Play, The

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About the Show Less...

Charlotte Jones's new play follows a Halloween party which is hijacked by interference from the past. Read More >

It’s Halloween, and a party is being thrown at the North London home of celebrity ghost writer Max Villiers and his wife Harriet. When Max’s plasma TV is connected from the first time, the evening is hijacked by interference from the past. There are trick-or-treaters at the door and strangers on the brand new rug.

Playwright Charlotte Jones scored a huge hit with Humble Boy, which transferred from the National Theatre to the Gielgud. More recently she wrote The Dark, which was staged at the Donmar Warehouse, and supplied the book for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Woman In White.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 09/11/2006

Opening Night: 17/11/2006

Closing Night: 06/01/2007

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Cast & Creative


Director - Anna Mackmin

Producer - Almeida theatre

Lighting Designer - Tim Mitchell

Set Designer - Lez Brotherston; Video Designer: Jon Driscoll

Author - Charlotte Jones

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