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Long Day’s Journey Into Night

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David Suchet leads the cast in this revival of Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece. Read More >

Long Day’s Journey Into Night is widely considered to be Eugene O’Neill’s masterpiece.

Set in 1912, at the summer home of the Tyrone family, O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Long Day’s Journey Into Night follows a fateful day in the Tyrone household as old wounds are opened and old arguments revisited.

David Suchet plays the patriarch of the family, aging actor James, whose wife Mary has recently returned home from treatment for morphine addiction and whose sons share their father’s alcoholic tendencies.

Written in 1956, Long Day’s Journey Into Night is a semi-autobiographical piece based on O’Neill’s own home life and family.

Suchet, who leads the cast of Long Day’s Journey Into Night, is best known to the world for his screen portrayal of Agatha Christie’s Belgian detective Poirot. The actor, appointed a CBE for his services to drama in the 2011 New Year’s Honours List, has London stage credits including All My Sons, Complicit and Last Confession.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 3/04/2012

Opening Night: 10/04/2012

Closing Night: 18/08/2012

Running time: 2h55

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Cast & Creative


David Suchet, Laurie Metcalf, Kyle Soller


Director - Anthony Page

Designer - Lez Brotherston

Lighting Designer - Mark Henderson

Sound - Gareth Owen

Author - Eugene O'Neill

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