Joe's sister Leonie Orton Barnett (Centre) with the cast of Sloane at rehearsals. From left :- Simon Paisley Day, Imelda Staunton, Richard Bremmer (back) and Mathew Horne.

Entertaining Mr Sloane
Trafalgar Studios 1
14 Whitehall
London SW1 2DY

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Guardian - Michael Billington ****
‘I’ve never before seen a version of this play that pushed its comedy and violence to such limits'. Read more here

The Times - Benedict Nightingale ****
‘Again and again I felt I was watching a comic masterpiece.’ Read more here

The Telegraph - Charles Spencer ****
Director Nick Bagnall delivers a show that combines pace with revealing comic detail, and there isn’t a single weak performance.’
Read more here

22 January to 11 April 2009
Trafalgar Studios
Mon – Sat 7.30 pm
Thurs & Sat mats 2.30pm (except 22 and 24 January 2009)

Sloane, a handsome and amoral young man charms his way into the household of the middle-aged and emotionally desperate Kath and her prurient brother Ed. The sibling pair compete for the affections of their new lodger in a game of sexual tug-of-war, which leads to dark secrets, blackmail and murder.

Olivier award-winning actress Imelda Staunton plays Kath. Her many stage credits include There Came a Gypsy Riding (Almeida), Calico (Duke of Yorks), Life x 3, The Beggar’s Opera, A Chorus of Disapproval and Guys and Dolls at the National Theatre. Her extensive television and film work includes Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Vera Drake, for which she received many awards and nominations world-wide including an Academy Award nomination, Nanny McPhee, Bright Young Things, Shakespeare in Love and Cranford.

Mathew Horne plays the eponymous Sloane. Mathew’s television credits include the award-winning BBC TV comedy series Gavin and Stacey, The Catherine Tate Show and Roman’s Empire. His film credits include Lesbian Vampire Killers which will be released in March 2009. Mathew’s new sketch show Horne and Corden is co-written with co- star James Corden and directed by Kathy Burke. It will be broadcast on BBC in 2009.

Simon Paisley Day plays Ed. Simon’s theatre credits include Timon of Athens (Globe), The Ugly One (Royal Court), The 39 Steps (Tricycle/West End) and The Philanthropist (Donmar Warehouse). His television credits include Midsomer Murders, Dr Who, The Catherine Tate Show and The Belsen Redemption.

Richard Bremmer
plays Dada. Richard’s theatre credits include most recently How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found (Sheffield and Southwark Playhouse), Nicholas Nickleby (Chichester-Gielgud Theatre), Bent (Trafalgar Studios) and Great Expectations (RSC). His television credits include Kingdom, Miss Marple, Crusoe and Coronation Street.

Directed by Nick Bagnall, this dark study of sexual manners is a co-production with Michael Edwards & Carole Winter and English Touring Theatre. Entertaining Mr Sloane is designed by Peter McKintosh with costumes designed by Colin Richmond. The lighting designer is Simon Mills and sound designer is Mike Furness. The Artistic Associate is Kathy Burke.

£45, £35, £25
Preview prices – 10 0ff top 2 prices until Thursday 29 January
Concessions £20 one hour before performance.
Not applicable on Sat evening
Concessions: Senior citizens, students, unemployed,
Equity, BECTU, MU and under 16s

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