At The Old Vic - Revivals


Revivals have been regularly staged at The Old Vic over the last 198 years and with ‘Art’ currently in performance and Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead in rehearsals we wanted to take the opportunity to look back at a handful of revivals…

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<strong><em>Six Degrees of Separation</em></strong> by John Guare<br />
8 January – 3 April 2010<br />
Directed by David Grindley<br />
With Obi Abili as Paul, Anthony Head as Flan and Lesley Manville as Ouisa</p>
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Design for Living by Nel Coward
3 September – 27 November 2010
Directed by Anthony Page
With Tom Burke as Otto, Lisa Dillon as Gilda and Andrew Scott as Leo

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<em><strong>Cause Clbre</strong></em> by Terrence Rattigan<br />
17 March – 11 June 2011<br />
Directed by Thea Sharrock<br />
With Anne-Marie Duff as Alma Rattenbury</p>
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Sweet Bird of Youth by Tennessee Williams
1 June – 31 August 2013
Directed by Marianne Elliott
With Kim Cattrall as Alexandra Del Lago and Seth Numrich as Chance Wayne

The Hairy Ape by Eugene O’Neill
17 October – 25 November 2015
Directed by Richard Jones
With Bertie Carvel as Yank

The Caretaker by Harold Pinter
26 March – 14 May 2016
Directed by Matthew Warchus
With Timothy Spall as Davies, Daniel Mays as Aston and George MacKay as Mick

Which revivals at The Old Vic do you remember best?

Join us for our next Voices Off talk on 13 Feb as a group of leading contemporary playwrights, including Christopher Hampton and Jack Thorne, come together to discuss the process of revival. Learn more.