The Red Barn
On their way back from a party, two couples struggle home through the snow. Not everyone arrives safely...
With a cast including Mark Strong (A View from the Bridge) and Hope Davis (God of Carnage) and Elizabeth Debicki (The Night Manager).
The great detective writer Georges Simenon escaped France at the end of World War Two, and arrived in the USA to start again. With his American wife, he settled at Shadow Rock Farm in Lakeville.
Years later, he wrote La Main, a psychological thriller set in a New England farmhouse. David Hare (Skylight, Pravda) has taken this novel, and forged from it a startling new play directed by Olivier Award-winning Robert Icke (1984, Oresteia).
that due to the tense nature of the play there will be no re-admittance
this production contains strobe lighting
You can purchase The Hand and other Simenon novels from our bookshop.
Related Talks and events
David Hare and John Simenon on The Red Barn Mon 7 Nov, 6pm
Produced in association with Scott Rudin
Supported by Basil Alkazzi and Myoung-Cheul Chung