his brand new production marks Trevor Nunn 's exciting return to Rattigan's work, following the huge success of Flare Path.
Returning from Canada after a four-year absence during the war, eighteen-year-old Michael is full of youthful ideology and leftist leanings. But he is shocked to find his widowed mother Olivia is now the mistress of cabinet minister Sir John Fletcher, enjoying a comfortable society life. When Michael and John clash, sparks fly and relationships are tested as everyone learns some difficult lessons in love.
Best shines as a flirtatious widow in Trevor Nunn’s update of a Terence Rattigan rewrite
Eve Best - one of our finest stage actors, she is phenomenal as Olivia