Harold and Maude
Charing Cross Theatre, London
Harold and Maude - Charing Cross Theatre, London
Age Restriction: To be confirmed
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The Charing Cross Theatre in London is the new home of the classic story Harold And Maude, the darkly comic tale that first appeared in front of audiences as a 1971 film and was subsequently adapted to the stage.
It is one of many films-turned-stage shows in the capital, with others like The Lion King and School Of Rock entertaining audiences in 2018, but Harold And Maude will provide a unique experience that will stay with audiences long after the final bow.
Linda Marlowe takes on the role of Maude in the production, whilst directing duties fall upon Thom Southerland. Together they will revisit a story that has grown in stature since its first appearance over 40 years ago so that it is now regarded as a classic, whilst being a favourite of film fans around the world.
That story centres on the young death-obsessed Harold (Patrick Walshe McBride), who strikes a bond with the elderly Maude and it is through this relationship that we see Harold’s view of the world and how his obsession with suicide manifests itself.
The script was penned by Colin Higgins and he himself adapted it for the stage as well, with many appearances in numerous venues since its debut in New York in 1980.
Over the years many names have inhabited the character of Maude, including Ruth Gordon in the original film, with Sheila Hancock playing the part when this production first opened earlier this year. Now it is the turn of Linda Marlowe to make her mark on the role, having previously toured shows like Berkoff’s Women around the country and appearing onscreen in shows like EastEnders.
So now she appears in Harold And Maude as it runs at London’s Charing Cross Theatre in 2018.
Show & Venue InformationCharing Cross Theatre
(formerly New Players Theatre), The Arches, Villiers Street
Monday, 19 February 2018
Saturday, 12 May 2018
To be confirmed