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God of Carnage

  • Summer 2018/Spring 2020
God of Carnage

Event Information

SUMMER SEASON 2018
Main House
29 August - 15 September 2018

UK TOUR
Spring 2020

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play and the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, this ruthlessly comic study of middle class parenting, by the author of Art, is one of the most successful plays ever in the history of the West End.

Ten years on from its world premiere, Lindsay Posner directs much-loved actors from hit television series, Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey), Amanda Abbington (Sherlock), Ralf Little (The Royle Family) and Nigel Lindsay (Victoria). 

Originally written in French, God of Carnage was translated by Christopher Hamptonin 2008. The production went on to win the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy and the Tony Award for Best New Play.

“God of Carnage is a hoot” Sunday Times

“Tense, edgy and funny” The Times

“As deliciously acid as a lemon drop…terrific stuff” Daily Mail

SUMMER SEASON 2018
Main House
29 August – 15 September 2018

UK TOUR
Spring 2020

14-18 Jan – Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

20-25 Jan – Theatre Royal Bath

27 Jan-1 Feb – Glasgow Theatre Royal

3-8 Feb – Cambridge Arts Theatre

w/c 10 Feb – Rose Theatre Kingston

Original Summer 2018 Cast – Elizabeth McGovern, Amanda Abbington, Ralf Little & Nigel Lindsay

UK Tour cast, Spring 2020 – Elizabeth McGovern, Nigel Lindsay, Samantha Spiro & Simon Paisley Day

GOD OF CARNAGE by Yasmina Reza

Translated by Christopher Hampton

Directed by Lindsay Posner

Designed by Peter McKintosh

Casting – Ginny Schiller CDG