Accolade at the St James Theatre starring Alexander Hanson

St. James Theatre, 12 Palace Street, London, SW1E 5JA

Alexander Hanson stars in Blanche McIntyre’s new production of Emlyn Williams’ Accolade at the St James Theatre.

Director Blanche McIntyre revives Emlyn Williams’ classic 1950’s thriller Accolade about sex, scandal and blackmail.

As relevant now as when it first shocked audiences in 1950, this gripping thriller won Time Out’s Best Off-West End Production when it was revived at the Finborough Theatre in 2011.

A stellar cast includes Alexander Hanson, Daniel Crossley and Claire Cox.

THE STORY

London, 1950. Private and public worlds collide when author Will Trenting’s knighthood attracts the glare of the British press. Will is forced to battle against the exposure of his secret life and the double standards of a society bent on destroying him.

THE CAST

Alexander Hanson stars as Will Trenting alongside Daniel Crossley as Albert, Bruce Alexander as Daker, Sam Clemmett as Ian Trenting, Claire Cox as Marion Tillyard, Abigail Cruttenden as Rona Trenting, Olivia Darnley as Phyllis, Jay Taylor as Harold and Jay Villiers as Thane Lampeter.

OFFERS

Save 50% on preview performances until 16 November 2014