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Jonathan Church Productions and Headlong present
the National Theatre and Chichester Festival Theatre production

On Tour: This House

Produced in the West End by Nica Burns, Neal Street Productions and Headlong

Written by James Graham | Directed by Jeremy Herrin

23 Feb to 2 June 2018

UK Tour

5 star rating

A treat and a triumph, this is a superlative night out.

Evening Standard
5 star rating

Order, order your tickets now.

Time Out
5 star rating

A stroke of genius.

The Times
5 star rating

A thrilling play that both relives history and transcends it.

4 star rating

The most intelligent, entertaining and informative political drama of this decade.

Daily Telegraph

On Tour: This House

Following sell-out runs at the National Theatre and in the West End this extraordinarily prescient play takes on a new importance in the current political climate. Are we in the midst of a political revolution? Can the country stay united?

Roll back to 1974. The corridors of Westminster ring with the sound of infighting and backbiting as Britain’s political parties battle to change the future of the nation, whatever it takes. In this hung parliament, the ruling party holds on by a thread.

In an era of chaos, both hilarious and shocking, fist fights break out in the parliamentary bars, high-stake tricks and games are played, while sick or dying MPs are carried through the lobby to register their crucial votes.

James Graham’s biting, energetic and critically acclaimed play strips politics down to the practical realities of those behind the scenes who roll up their sleeves, and on occasion bend the rules, to manoeuvre a diverse and conflicting chorus of MPs within the Mother of all Parliaments.

Directed by Jeremy Herrin (People, Places & Things, Wolf Hall), This House gives us a timely, moving and often amusing insight into the workings of British politics.

This House Tour visited the following venues

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds
23 February - 10 March 2018

Cambridge Arts Theatre
12 - 17 March 2018

Theatre Royal Bath
19 - 24 March 2018

Edinburgh Festival Theatre
27 - 31 March 2018               

Nottingham Theatre Royal
10 - 14 April 2018

Birmingham Repertory Theatre
16 - 21 April 2018

The Lowry, Salford
24 - 28 April 2018

Theatre Royal, Plymouth
1 - 5 May 2018

Norwich Theatre Royal
7 - 12 May 2018

Malvern Theatres
14 - 19 May 2018

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
21 - 26 May 2018

Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
29 May - 2 June 2018