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Until April 13, 2019

Katharine Parkinson is terrific as Laura Wade's fine domestic goddess satire hits the West End

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Why See Home, I'm Darling?

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West End Transfer

Nominated for five 2019 Olivier Awards including Best Actress for Katherine Parkinson

From Laura Wade, the critically acclaimed play, Home, I'm Darling transfers to the West End's Duke of York's Theatre this January. With Katherine Parkinson reprising her starring role as Judy, this unique comedy-drama takes aim at the 1950s and one woman's singular obsession with becoming the ultimate domestic goddess.

Wade's first play since her ground-breaking Posh, Home, I'm Darling dives behind the potential facade of a 'happy marriage', asking what the epithet truly means. Tamara Harvey returns to direct the Evening Standard Award-nominated production, with co-production from Theatre Clwyd and Fiery Angel.

What is Home, I'm Darling about?

Judy and her husband Johnny appear to have the perfect post-war era life. From all the decade's mod cons to their vibrant decor and clothes, they seem to have stepped straight out of the pages of Good Housekeeping. Despite their bliss, they are somewhat of an enigma to their more forward-thinking friends. As cracks begin to show, it isn't long until the gingham curtains are thrown wide open and Judy discovers being a model housewife isn't quite as easy as it appears in the magazines...

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Dates

Previews from: 26 January 2019

Opening night: 5 February 2019

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Images are taken from the National Theatre production and may not reflect current cast.

Cast and Creative

Cast

Katherine Parkinson as Judy
Sara Gregory as Alex
Richard Harrington as Johnny
Siubhan Harrison as Fran
Hywel Morgan as Marcus
Susan Brown as Sylvia

Charlie Allen, Ellie Burrow, Jane MacFarlane

Creative

Written by Laura Wade
Directed by Tamara Harvey
Set Design by Anna Fleischle
Lighting Design by Lucy Carter
Sound Design by Tom Gibbons
Choreography by Charlotte Broom

Awards

OLIVIER AWARDS, 2019 - NOMINATIONS

Best New Comedy
Best Actress in a Play - Katherine Parkinson
Best Supporting Actress in a Play - Susan Brown
Best Set Design - Anna Fleischle
Best Costume Design - Anna Fleischle

Evening Standard Awards 2018, Nominations
Best New Play

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What we thought

terrific FEMINIST Discourse

Starring a luminous Katherine Parkinson, what starts as a fizzy domestic comedy very quickly becomes a shattering discourse on feminism, questioning a woman's right to choose how she lives her life.

L.P. Hartley once said "The past is a different country, they do things differently there" and oh boy was he right. This is especially true in the case of the fabulous Home, I'm Darling.

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