Florian Zeller has a new play in the West End... How many times in recent years have we heard that? But the good thing is, if you do hear that sentence, you know you’re heading for a good evening in the theatre. So book your tickets.
The Son, starring a quartet of incredibly talented actors, lit up The Kiln Theatre garnering rave reviews before announcing a transfer to The Duke of York’s Theatre early on in its run.
Michael Longhurst’s production is a hard-hitting brutal play about teen depression, broken relationships, new relationships and stressed loyalties. But there is so, so much more in this play to discover. We had the opportunity to sit down with the principals in the cast just before warm up - Amaka Okafor, John Light, Laurie Kynaston and Amanda Abbington - to discuss the plays themes, the rehearsal process and the audience reactions.