Following their multi-award-winning triumph with The Ferryman, writer Jez Butterworth (Jerusalem) and director Sam Mendes (The Motive and the Cue, The Lehman Trilogy), reunite for the West End premiere of The Hills of California.
The latest work from acclaimed playwright Jez Butterworth, The Hills of California is a generational drama that rifles through decades of one family’s past, set in Blackpool during the long hot summer of 1976.
The Hills of California stars Laura Donnelly (The Ferryman, The Nevers, Outlander), Leanne Best (Sweat, Ripper Street, Line of Duty), Ophelia Lovibond (Minx, W1A, The Effect) and Helena Wilson (Vogue World, Jack Absolute Flies Again, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern).
The Hills of California is playing at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London from 27 January to 15 June 2024.
What's the story of The Hills of California?
This house. It’s called ‘Sea View’.It’s just I’ve looked out of every window, and you can’t. You can’t see the sea.
Blackpool, 1976. The driest summer in 200 years. The beaches are packed. The hotels are heaving. In the sweltering backstreets, far from the choc ices and donkey rides, the Webb Sisters are returning to their mother’s run-down guest house, as she lies dying upstairs.
Who is in the cast of The Hills of California?
Laura Donnelly, Leanne Best, Ophelia Lovibond, and Helena Wilson as the Webb family.
Who are the creative team of The Hills of California?
The creative team for The Hills of California includes Writer: Jez Butterworth, Director: Sam Mendes, Designer: Rob Howell, Lighting Designer: Natasha Chivers, Sound Designer, Composer and Arranger: Nick Powell, Choreographer: Ellen Kane, Musical Supervisor and Arranger: Candida Caldicot, Casting Director: Amy Ball, Young Person’s Casting Director: Verity Naughton and Associate Director: Zoé Ford Burnett.
Produced by Sonia Friedman Productions and Neal Street Productions.
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The Hills of California at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London
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