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Main House Juliet Stevenson

The Doctor

Adapted and directed by Robert Icke
  • 13 - 17 September
The Doctor

Event Information

Evenings 7.30pm
Matinees Weds, Thurs & Sat 2.30pm

Tue 13 — Sat 17 Sep

★★★★★ “Juliet Stevenson… one of the performances of the year” Evening Standard

Olivier Award winner Juliet Stevenson is “utterly magnetic” (The Times) in The Doctor, Robert Icke’s five-star West End production.

On an ordinary day, at a private hospital, a young woman fights for her life. A priest arrives to save her soul. Her doctor refuses him entry. In a divisive time, in a divided nation, a society takes sides.

The latest smash-hit by “Britain’s best director” (Telegraph) is a “provocative, wonderfully upsetting” (Independent) whirlwind of gender, race and identity politics, “one of the peaks of the theatrical year” (Guardian) and a “devastating play for today” (Financial Times).

Originally set for a sell-out in London’s West End in the Spring of 2020, and following a sell-out run at the Almeida Theatre, The Doctor visits Bath prior to a triumphant return to the Duke of York’s Theatre later this Autumn.

Juliet Stevenson is one of Britain’s leading actors. She has worked extensively for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre and the Royal  Court, winning an Olivier Award for her performance in Death and the Maiden and being nominated on four other occasions. She last appeared in Bath sharing the roles of Mary Stuart and Elizabeth I with Lia Wiliams in Mary Stuart.

Robert Icke’s version of 1984 was a smash-hit in the West End and on Broadway. His recent adaptation of Animal Farm was a sell-out success in Bath, delighting audiences and critics alike.

★★★★★ Guardian

★★★★★ Daily Telegraph

★★★★★ The Times

★★★★★ Financial Times

★★★★★ Whatsonstage

13 – 17 September

Tuesday – Saturday 7.30pm

Matiness Weds, Thurs & Sat 2.30pm

A booking fee of £2.50 per ticket applies

The Almeida Theatre presents

Juliet Stevenson in

THE DOCTOR

Adapted and Directed by ROBERT ICKE

Based on Professor Bernhardi by Arthur Schnitzler

Box Office phonelines are currently open from 10am – 6pm Monday – Saturday.

Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance, unless otherwise stated.

Tickets for Main House productions may include a £2.50 building levy.

Please see the ACCESS page for details regarding our Access Register and associated discounts.

A booking fee of £2.50 per ticket applies to all bookings.

There is a lift for wheelchair users from the Theatre foyer to the Stalls and Royal Circle levels. The Dress Circle and Grand Circle are stair access only.

Full booking terms & conditions can be found here