Matthew Bourne’s Olivier Award-winning dance drama Play Without Words returns to the London stage.

Chelsea, 1965. Behind the privileged façade of domestic social order lies a struggle for power, territory and sexual domination. In a suave Chelsea home an urbane master and his beautiful fiancée welcome their new manservant, Prentice. What follows will change their lives forever.

Following its premiere at the National Theatre in 2002, Play Without Words won the 2003 Olivier Awards for Best Entertainment and Best Theatre Choreographer. Designer Lez Brotherston and lighting designer Paule Constable repeat their Olivier-nominated work and Terry Davies’ acclaimed jazz influenced score will be played live at all performances.

Play Without Words is suitable for theatregoers aged 12 and older.

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