Oslo at the Harold Pinter Theatre
Harold Pinter Theatre, 6 Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN
The West End premiere of Oslo at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
The 2017 Tony Award® winner transfers direct from a critically acclaimed sold-out run on Broadway for a strictly limited season.
Oslo tells the true story of two maverick Norwegian diplomats who coordinated the top-secret talks and inspired seemingly impossible friendships between Israeli, Palestinian, Norwegian and American people. Their quiet heroics led to the ground-breaking Oslo Peace Accords.
The cast is led by Toby Stephens in the role of social-scientist Terje Rød-Larsen, with Lydia Leonardas his wife, diplomat Mona Juul and Peter Polycarpou plays Ahmed Qurie, the former Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority.
Soon to be made into a major feature film, Bartlett Sher’s acclaimed production of this new play by J.T. Rogers (Blood & Gifts, The Overwhelming, National Theatre) sets a deeply personal story against an epic historical landscape.
Oslo runs from 30 September 2017 until 30 December 2017 at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
Discover the thrilling true story of people who risked everything for peace.
1993. Two maverick Norwegian diplomats try to coordinate top secret talks in a castle in the middle of a forest outside Oslo.
Their quiet heroics will lead them into the heart of one of the world’s longest running conflicts.
The cast is led by Toby Stephens, Lydia Leonardas and Peter Polycarpou alongside Geraldine Alexander, Philip Arditti,Thomas Arnold, Nabil Elouahabi, Paul Herzberg. Karoline Gable, Anthony Shuster, Daniel Stewart and Howard Ward.
Directed by Bartlett Sher with scenic design by Michael Yeargan, costume design by Catherine Zuber, lighting by Donald Holder and sound by Peter John Still.
Witty, Gripping, Shakespearean In Scope. Delivered By A Flawless Ensemble – Financial Times
It’s moving, meaty stuff, a veritable box set binge of drama – Time Out
★★★★ The Guardian, Daily Mail, Evening Standard, Metro, Daily Telegraph