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That Face

This show has now closed, please visit our London Shows page for a full list of current productions.

About the Show Less...

That Face is a compelling portrayal of an affluent family in freefall. Read More >

Mia is at boarding school. She has access to drugs. They are Martha’s. Henry is preparing for art college. He has access to alcohol. From Martha. Martha controls their lives. Martha is their mother.

That Face is a powerful and darkly comic exploration of children who become parents to their parents.

Polly Stenham’s first play is a hard-hitting dissection of parent-child relationships.

For more about this show read our Big Interview with Matt Smith.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 01/05/2008

Opening Night: 09/05/2008

Closing Night: 05/07/2008

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Cast & Creative


Lindsay Duncan, Hannah Murray, Matt Smith, Catherine Steadman, Julian Wadham


Director - Jeremy Herrin

Producer - Sonia Friedman Productions, Tulchin/Bartner and Jamie Hendry

Designer - Mike Britton

Lighting Designer - Natasha Chivers

Sound - Emma Laxton

Author - Polly Stenham

About Duke of York’s Theatre

St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4BG

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