Simon, a heart surgeon, takes increasing risks with his health, marriage and career as he pursues a desperate relationship. Meanwhile his wife Anna, a scientist at the Ministry of Defence, contrives a deception of her own in the renewal of the country’s nuclear arsenal.
Tomorrow In The Battle ran at Stageworks Hudson in 2012 and 2014 where it was hailed by the Times Union as 'one of the most remarkable pieces of theatre in recent memory' and by the Berkshire Eagle as 'a spell-binding world premiere'.
Kieron Barry’s verbatim drama Stockwell, about the Inquest into the 2005 shooting of Brazilian Jean Charles de Menezes, enjoyed two sell-out runs in London in 2009. It was described by The Times in its five-star review as 'more gripping than anything else to be seen in the London theatre' and by the Daily Express as 'stark, stunning... deeply poignant... one of the most important plays of the year.' The play prompted Barry's nomination for the Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
He is a three-time recipient of Peggy Ramsay Foundation awards and in 2009 he was made a Norman Mailer Fellow.
Most recently his meta-romcom The Official Adventures Of Kieron & Jade ran at Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill, New York. His other plays include Mahler & Rachmaninov, Embassyland, Black Soap, Return Of The Dreaded Wim-Wams and Numbers. His work as a film director includes Vice, starring Jay O. Sanders and Joel McKinnon Miller, and Seconds.
Jennifer: Rosie Frecker (Almeida, Park Theatre,)
Simon: Alex McConnell (Soho Theatre)
Anna: Kyra Williams (West End, Downton Abbey)
Director: Susan Crothers (St James's Theatre, 503, Arcola, Pleasance)
Little London Theatre Company was founded in 1998 with the help of Sir Derek Jacobi and Richard Wilson among others with a focus on providing a platform for new writing-led theatre. Past productions include, A State of Grace (Soho), Bottlenecks (Kings Head and Merlin Theatrte, Budapest), The Other Chekhov (Soho), Held (Soho), True Forever (Old Red Lion), The Man Himself (Old Red Lion), To The Mountain (Theatre Museum), Starters (Tristan Bates) and A Date To Remember (Soho).
“This stellar cast of excellent classical actors form a company that clearly understands, both historically and practically, what makes a good and a bad play and a good and a bad actor.”
After Chekhov – The Stage
“a talented cast, insightful direction and a truly satisfying evening”
“Wryly observed, niftily conceived”
Bottlenecks – Time Out
Bottlenecks – What’s On
“Gives new meaning to the phrase ‘class act’.”
True Forever and George VI in Heaven – Evening Standard
“Passionately performed...it confirms Griffiths’ status as our foremost socialist dramatist.”
To the Mountain – Michael Billington, The Guardian
“A triumph of writing and performance.”
To the Mountain – John Thaxter, The Stage
“Alan Drury deftly captures the bewildered rage of the post-war jobsworth, played by Alexander McConnell with subtlety and pathos, it’s fascinating and timely to watch this slow-burn genesis of a racist“.
The Man Himself Helen Chappell: What’s On