The Dresser Tickets
Sean Foley directs a major revival of Academy award winning author Sir Ronald Harwood's renowned comedy drama The Dresser, starring Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith.
A hilarious and moving portrait of backstage life, the comic masterpiece explores the relationship between two men who are reluctantly and inevitably co-dependent. Set in a provincial English theatre as World War II rages, an ageing actor, known to his loyal acting company as Sir, is struggling to keep a grip on his sanity and complete his 227th performance of King Lear.
Despite most of the country's actors being in uniform in wartorn Britain and bombs destroying theatres, the show must go on. Ensuring that it does is Norman, Sir's faithful and devoted dresser, who for sixteen years has been there to fix his wig, massage his ego, remind him of his opening lines and provide the sound effects in the storm scene. It falls to Norman once again to keep both the show and its star from falling apart.
Duke of York's Theatre
St Martin's Lane
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square
Nearest Rail: Charing Cross
Bus Routes: 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 40, 176
Parking: MasterPark at Trafalgar Square, NCP at St Martin’s Lane and 3 parking meters within 50m of the main entrance
There are 2 spaces for wheelchair users in the Royal Circle and transfer seating is also available. A maximum of 2 wheelchair transferees and 1 scooter is permitted per performance.
A dual channel infra-red system with 12 headsets is available for the hearing impaired. Headsets should be collected from the cloakroom.
Guide dogs are allowed inside the auditorium, or staff can dog-sit if preferred. A maximum of 4 guide dogs is permitted per performance.
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