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Cause Celebre

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  • Booking From:
  • 17-Mar-2011
  • Booking Until:
  • 11-Jun-2011
  • Running Time:
  • TBC
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Cause Celebre Tickets

The Old Vic Theatre, Waterloo Road, London SE1 8NB

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Terence Rattigan's final play Cause C?l?bre will be staged at The Old Vic in March 2011, celebrating the centenary of his birth.

Directed by Thea Sharrock, Cause Celebre is based on the true story of Alma Rattenbury who went on trial with her 18-year-old lover for the murder of her husband. Condemned by the public more for her seduction of a young boy than for any involvement she may have had in her husband's death, Alma's fate is left in the hands of the socially and sexually repressed jury forewoman, Edith.

Matinees: Wednesday and Saturday 2.30pm Evenings: Monday to Saturday 7.30pm
Theatre Venue: The Old Vic Theatre
Address: Denman Street, London W1D 7DY
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