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Alfred Molina is a force of nature as Rothko: furious, intense, solid and never wavering in his belief of what it takes to be an artist.

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2018 marks a welcome return for John Logan's Red, its first foray in London for nine years. Red charts the rise of the prolific impressionist painter Mark Rothko and his promising young assistant Ken as they take on his biggest challenge yet, painting a series of murals for the lavish Four Seasons restaurant. Starring Alfred Molina and Alfred Enoch, this new production is directed by Michael Grandage.

Molina previously played Rothko in the play's 2009 debut at the Donmar Warehouse, opposite Eddie Redmayne. The show transferred across the pond the following year, winning a Tony for Best Play and one for Redmayne as Best Featured Actor.

Known for his distinctive voice and acting talents, Molina's film and theatre credits are quite varied, including the blockbuster hits 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' and 'The Da Vinci Code' as well as the infamous 1980s 'Oklahoma' revival and 'Fiddler on the Roof'.

Since his role as Dean Thomas in the Harry Potter series, Alfred Enoch has enjoyed a career on both stage and screen. In addition to his wizarding past, he is a regular character on NBC's popular TV series 'How To Get Away With Murder'. His previous theatrical accolades include; Coriolanus at the Donmar Warehouse, Antigone at the National Theatre and Happy New at the Old Red Lion.

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Opening night: 4 May 2018


Strong language and the use of real cigarettes

Run time

90 minutes with no interval

And before you stop reading

Captioned performance: Thursday 14th June 2018: 3.00pm Audio Described performance: Thursday 28th June 2018: 3.00pm Access customers must call 0344 482 5137 or email access@delfontmackintosh.co.uk to book for this performance to guarantee seats that meet their requirements.

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Alfred Molina as Mark Rothko

Alfred Enoch as Ken

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MAGICAL enthralling Outstanding

...this fast-paced play never leaves you wanting, or bored

Red returns to London this summer with a bang! Directed by Michael Grandage and written by John Logan, this emotionally charged drama leaves you gasping for more.

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