One of the greatest thrillers of all-time hits the UK
stage starring the highly acclaimed stage and television actress
Gaslight is written by one of the 20th
Century's most renowned British writers, Patrick Hamilton. This
masterpiece of suspenseful playwriting will have you on the edge of
your seat and is a superb mystery thriller.
While Jack Manningham is on the town each evening his wife
Bella (Kara Tointon) is home alone. She can't explain the
disappearance of familiar objects, the mysterious footsteps
overhead or the ghostly flickering of living room gaslight - is she
losing her mind? Does the terror exist in her imagination or are
dark secrets living in her home? The surprise arrival of a retired
detective (Keith Allen) leads to a shocking discovery that will
shake her respectable Victorian marriage to its core.
In the tradition of heavyweight thriller's from Hitchcock,
Christie or Priestley, Gaslight is a genre-defining, sensationally
suspenseful, all-round elegant masterpiece.
Leading lady Kara Tointon has received
universal critical acclaim for her West End stage roles including
the Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion. Further stage credits
include the West End revivals of Ayckbourn's Absent
Friends and Relatively Speaking. Television
credits include winning the 2013 series of BBC television's
Strictly Come Dancing, Rosalie Selfridge in ITV's Mr
Selfridge, and most recently portraying Maria for the ITV
production of The Sound Of Music Live! in December 2015.
Complete casting includes Rupert Young who is best
known for portraying Sir Leon in the BBC drama series
Merlin and Keith Allen direct from the
much lauded West End production of Harold Pinter'sThe
This new production of Gaslight is the definitive
seat-gripping drama not to be missed. A tense and hugely satisfying
evening of great British theatre.
Running time: 2hr 25min
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