"A triumph of storytelling and atmosphere. Spine-tingling."
"Patsy Ferran's quicksilver turn is somehow an even more astutely judged mix of smouldering ardency and flickering volatility."
's 'shiveringly beautiful production'
(The Sunday Times) of Summer and Smoke
has now opened at the Duke of York's Theatre for a strictly limited run.
Trapped between desire and a life of obligation, Alma meets John and her world turns upside down. This intoxicating classic about love, loneliness and self-destruction evokes the simmering passions of a sweltering summer in small-town Mississippi and is 'full of elegant surprises'
(The Times). Patsy Ferran
is 'a genuine marvel'
(The Independent) as Alma and Matthew Needham
(Daily Mail) as the conflicted and troubled John in this 'superlative production of Tennessee Williams' story of summer love, sexual desire and self-destruction'
This innovative and 'radiant'
(Financial Times) revival has 'both soulfulness and fluidity'
(Evening Standard) and 'will be forever etched on the memories of theatregoers lucky enough to see it'
(What's On Stage).