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Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit

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Richmond Theatre
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Mon 17 Feb - Sat 22 Feb 2020
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Richmond Theatre

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Mon 17 Feb - Sat 22 Feb 2020
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Richmond, TW9 1QJ
2 hours 30 minutes incl. interval
Mon - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30 and 19:30
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Why go and see it?

With a distinguished creative team who have won a plethora of awards between them, this is a Blithe Spirit full of sparkling and spirit-lifting hijinks.

Novelist Charles Condomine and his second wife Ruth are literally haunted by a past relationship when an eccentric medium - Madame Arcati - inadvertently conjures up the ghost of his first wife, Elvira, at a séance. When she appears, visible only to Charles, and determined to sabotage his current marriage, life - and the afterlife - get complicated.

Blithe Spirit

Jennifer Saunders is one of the UK’s most popular comic actresses. Her gleefully funny performance as the eccentric clairvoyant, Madame Arcati, delighted both critics and audiences alike when the production opened in Theatre Royal Bath’s 2019 Summer Season. Saunders is much loved for the sketch show French and Saunders, for which she and Dawn French received a BAFTA fellowship in 2009, and for the hit comedy series and subsequent film, Absolutely Fabulous, which she both starred in and wrote.

Jennifer Saunders gives a brilliantly physical display of comic clowning
- Sunday Times
Coward’s sublimely crafted dialogue. Jennifer Saunders…a splendid Madame Arcati
- Mail on Sunday

Lisa Dillon (Ruth) is best known for her role as Mary Smith in BBC 1’s Cranford. Geoffrey Streatfeild’s credits include Spooks, The Thick of It, Traitors and the Histories Cycle at the RSC. Madeleine Mantock (Elvira) recently played Macy Vaughn in CBS studios series Charmed and Miss Clara in the BBC’s The Long Song.

Richard Eyre, director of the National Theatre for ten years, is the winner of five Olivier Awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award. Designer Anthony Ward’s numerous productions include Tony Award winning Mary Stuart and Olivier Award winning Oklahoma!

What the critics say

Absolutely fabulous… comic gold. Jennifer Saunders is a delight
- Sunday Express
Jennifer Saunders… brilliantly funny. Enormous life affirming fun
- Times
Jennifer Saunders… a revelation. A fabulous Coward revival. Richard Eyre has cast to perfection across the board
- Daily Telegraph

Richmond Theatre

Richmond Theatre, The Green, Richmond, TW9 1QJ
Richmond (District Line), Overground (SW Trains)
The Box Office is open for 90 minutes prior to the performance commencing. Please note we will not be open on days we do not have any performances. See the ‘What’s On’ section for performance times.
Bar - Pre-show & interval drinks and snacks
Ambassador Lounge - Pre-show & interval table service (Charge applies)

One of the oldest surviving theatres designed by iconic architect Frank Matcham, Richmond Theatre has sat in the heart of the local community since 1899.

The beautiful Grade II-listed venue presents a wide range of quality shows, from pre- and post-West End Drama to record-breaking musicals, opera, dance and family entertainment.

The theatre is also a popular filming location, having been used for film and TV including Finding Neverland, Bugsy Malone, Killing Eve and Ted Lasso.

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Richmond Theatre

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Mon 17 Feb - Sat 22 Feb 2020
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Richmond, TW9 1QJ
2 hours 30 minutes incl. interval
Mon - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30 and 19:30
For group bookings of 10 or more:
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Better access to tickets via priority booking and ringfenced seats
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Flexible tickets
25% off drinks at the bar at our members' happy hours (10% in Scotland)
Dedicated phone line, partner offers
Exclusive member events
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