4TH JUNE - 28TH JULY 2018
Design by Lizzie Clachan
THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, a new stage adaptation of Muriel Spark's iconic novel by Scottish playwright David Harrower, in the 100th anniversary year of Muriel Spark's birth.
The production will star Lia Williams as the title role alongside Nicola Coughlan, Emma Hindle, Grace Saif, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Helena Wilson, Angus Wright and Kit Young.
Polly Findlay returns to the Donmar to direct, following her acclaimed production of Limehouse. Lighting design from Charles Balfour, Sound Design from Paul Arditti and Composer Marc Tritschler.
At Marcia Blaine School for Girls, Miss Jean Brodie presides over her 'set', her chosen few. In return for their absolute devotion, Miss Brodie will provide an education far beyond the confines of the curriculum.
Great teachers leave a mark. Miss Jean Brodie's will never be erased.
THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE will run at the Donmar Warehouse from 4th June to the 28th July 2018. For more information and the book tickets, click here.
Evening Standard: ***** 5 stars
'Lia Williams brings a spark to the stage'
The Guardian: **** 4 stars
'The success of Finlay's production and Lizzie Clachan's design - artfully suggesting we are in both a school and a convent - lies in their ability to put a fresh theatrical sheen on Spark's familiar story.'
'A fresh theatrical sheen...'
WhatsOnStage: **** 4 stars
'An evening offering tragedy, comedy and food for thought in equal measure.'
The Independant: **** 4 stars
'Lia Williams is revelatory in this new Muriel Spark adaptation.'
Times: **** 4 stars
'Polly Findlay directs with an eye for every detail.'
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