Vincent River

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Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy star in Robert Chevara’s acclaimed production of Philip Ridley’s Vincent River.

Philip Ridley’s modern classic was a huge success when it premiered at Hampstead Theatre in 2001, and a West End smash at Trafalgar Studios in 2007. This year, it returns to Studio 2 as a new production direct from the Park Theatre.

Thrilling, heartbreaking and darkly humorous by turns, it is now seen as one of the most powerful explorations of hate crime – and society’s need to crush ‘difference’ – ever written.

Vincent River is booking from 16 May 2019 until 22 June 2019 at Trafalgar Studio Two, London.


Davey has seen something he can never forget. Anita has been forced to flee her home. Tonight, they meet for the first time… and their lives will change forever.


Louise Jameson‘s forty-year career has seen her on stage at the National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company, but she is best known for the iconic role of assistant Leela in Dr Who opposite Tom Baker in the Seventies.

Thomas Mahy made his professional debut in Vincent River in 2018, having graduated from Drama Centre in 2017.


Written by Philip Ridley, directed by Robert Chevara with set and costume design by Nicolai Hart-Hansen and lighting by Marty Langthorne.


“Shockingly good … Ridley’s best play”– Time Out

“A rare piece of theatre – simply beautiful” – Broadway World

“Gripping”– Gay Times

Performance Schedule

Theatre Information

Trafalgar Studio Two
Address: 14 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY
Nearest Underground: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 9, 11, 12, 24, 29, 53, 77A, 88, 153, 159

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