Booking to 6 November 2021
Olivier Award winner Sir Richard Eyre directs Jennifer Saunders in Noël Coward’s classic comedy at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London.
BAFTA winner Jennifer Saunders, one of the UK’s most popular comic actors, will revive her role as the preposterous clairvoyant Madame Arcati in Noël Coward’s comedy about death and the afterlife.
Blithe Spirit tickets at the Harold Pinter Theatre London are available to book for performances up to 6 November 2021.
What is Blithe Spirit about?
Novelist Charles Condomine and his second wife Ruth are literally haunted by a past relationship when an eccentric medium inadvertently conjures up the ghost of his first wife, Elvira, at a séance.
When she appears, visible only to Charles, and determined to sabotage his current marriage, life – and the afterlife – get complicated.
Who’s in the Blithe Spirit cast?
The cast of Blithe Spirit includes Jennifer Saunders as Madame Arcati, Geoffrey Streatfeild as Charles, Lisa Dillon as Ruth Condomine, Emma Naomi as Elvira, Simon Coates as Dr Bradman, Lucy Robinson as Mrs Bradman, and Rose Wardlaw as Edith.
Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward is directed by Sir Richard Eyre with set and costume design by Anthony Ward, lighting by Howard Harrison, sound by John Leonard and illusions by Paul Kieve.
★★★★ ‘Jennifer Saunders… brilliantly funny. Enormous life affirming fun’ – Times
★★★★ ‘Jennifer Saunders… a revelation. A fabulous Coward revival. Richard Eyre has cast to perfection across the board’ – Daily Telegraph
‘Absolutely fabulous… comic gold. Jennifer Saunders is a delight’ – Sunday Express
‘Jennifer Saunders gives a brilliantly physical display of comic clowning’ – Sunday Times
‘Coward’s sublimely crafted dialogue. Jennifer Saunders…a splendid Madam Arcati’ – Mail on Sunday
Venue InformationHarold Pinter Theatre, 6 Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN
Nearest Tube or Train: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 6, 9, 12, 14, 15, 19, 22, 23, 24, 29, 38, 88, 91, 94, 139, 159, 176, 453