We’ve never been more connected. We’ve never been more alone.
Award-winning British actress Ruth Wilson stars in Ivo van Hove‘s thrilling version of Jean Cocteau’s heartbreaking play The Human Voice, coming to the Harold Pinter Theatre in London this Spring 2022.
Reunited with groundbreaking director Ivo van Hove (A View From The Bridge, Network) for the first time since their acclaimed Hedda Gabler, Ruth Wilson (The Affair, Mrs Wilson, His Dark Materials) returns to the West End for 31 performances only in this explosive reimagining of one of theatre’s greatest roles. Jean Cocteau’s stunning monologue is more illuminating about love and loneliness than ever.
The Human Voice runs from 17 March 2022 until 19 April 2022 at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London
What is The Human Voice about?
Set in Paris, the play is about a woman (Wilson) who is on the phone to her former lover of five years. The next day he is set to marry another woman, and she must fight for the man she loves.
Written in 1930 by Jean Cocteau (1889 –1963) a French poet, playwright, novelist, designer, filmmaker, visual artist and critic, this West End revival is adapted and directed by the multi award winning Ivo van Hove. Ivo’s many theatre credits include All About Eve (Noël Coward Theatre), Network (National Theatre and Cort Theatre, Broadway), Hedda Gabler (National Theatre), A View from the Bridge (Young Vic/Wyndham’s Theatre/Lyceum Theatre, Broadway) and Lazarus (King’s Cross Theatre/New York Theatre Workshop). The production will features design by Jan Versweyveld and is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions.
Reviews of The Human Voice★★★★★ "Ruth Wilson is brilliant" - The Arts Desk
Audio Described Performance: 1st April, 8.30pm
Captioned Performance: 6th April, 7.30pm
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Venue InformationHarold Pinter Theatre, 6 Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN
Nearest Tube or Train: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly line, Bakerloo line)
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