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Voysey Inheritance, The

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About the Show Less...

Of course it’s pleasant and comfortable to keep within the law… then the law will look after you. Otherwise you have to look pretty sharp after yourself. You have to cultivate your own sense of right and wrong… deal with your own justice. But that makes a bigger man of you, let me tell you. Read More >

Voysey Inheritance - NT Lyttelton 06

Edward’s highly principled world upturns when his father reveals that he has been illegally speculating with clients’ money. To make matters worse, he soon discovers his large, scandal-fearing family would perpetuate the crime rather than risk public dishonour.

This magnificently observed, hugely enjoyable portrait of an upper-middle-class family was written by the father of 20th-century British theatre, Harley Granville Barker, ten years before the first world war finally sent old values flying.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 18/04/2006

Opening Night: 25/04/2006

Closing Night: 07/06/2006

Running time: 3h10

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Cast & Creative


Julian Glover, Doreen Mantle, Mark Tandy, Lucy Briers, Andrew Woodall, Sarah Mowat, Dominic West, Martin Hutson, Kirsty Bushell, Isabella Calthorpe, Joseph Thompson, Nancy Carroll, John Nettleton, Roger Swaine, John Normington, Julia West, Anna Steel, David Baron, Christopher Gilling, Max Dowler, Sinead O'Keeffe


Director - Peter Gill

Designer - Alison Chitty

Lighting Designer - Hartley T A Kemp

Author - Harley Granville Barker

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