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The Priory

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About the Show Less...

A new comedy which takes a microscope to modern dilemmas about life, love and retro board games. Read More >

The Priory is a new comedy from Michael Wynne which takes a microscope to modern dilemmas about life, love and retro board games.

Kate is delighted when she finds a country retreat that ticks all the boxes. Gathering together a select group of her closest friends to celebrate New Yea’s Eve, she is keen to start 2010 afresh. But successful, stressed-out 30-somethings in search of a good time in the sticks can make for one very fearsome party… and some surprising resolutions.

Wynne, author of The Priory, has written numerous plays including The People Are Friendly and The Knocky for the Royal Court and Sell Out, Dirty Wonderland and The Boy Who Left Home.

Director Herrin’s recent credits include Tusk Tusk, That Face and The Vertical Hour, all at the Royal Court, where he has recently been appointed Deputy Artistic Director.   

For more about The Priory at the Royal Court, read the First Night Feature.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 19/11/2009

Opening Night: 26/11/2009

Closing Night: 16/01/2010

Running time: 2h20

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Cast & Creative


Jessica Hynes, Rachael Stirling, Charlotte Riley, Alistair Mackenzie, Rupert Penry-Jones, Joseph Millson, Nick Blood


Director - Jeremy Herrin

Producer - Royal Court

Designer - Robert Innes Hopkins

Lighting Designer - Neil Austin

Sound - Nick Powell

Author - Michael Wynne

Music By - Nick Powell

About Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

Sloane Square, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8AS

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