Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit

Full of sparkling and spirit-lifting hijinks

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23 September 2019  ·  Follow on Stagedoor
“If you're a Jennifer Saunders fan you mustn't miss her turn as the eccentric psychic Madame Arcati in this classic Noel Coward comedy.”

Overview

Charles Condomine and his second wife Ruth are literally haunted by a past relationship when an eccentric medium inadvertently conjures up the ghost of his first wife, Elvira, at a séance. When she appears, visible only to Charles, and determined to sabotage his current marriage, life – and the afterlife – get complicated.

Critic reviews

A rare and ultimately forgettable misfire for Eyre

· The Upcoming

Jennifer Saunders is scene-stealing – if familiar – in Noël Coward’s supernatural comedy

· Time Out

Saunders unleashes unruly forces in Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit

· Financial Times

Jennifer Saunders single-handedly saves this creaking Coward comedy

· The Telegraph

Scene-stealer Jennifer Saunders summons a spirited act

· Evening Standard

More ham dram than ab fab

· Londonist

Worth a trip for Saunders's spiritualist

· Broadway World

Saunders kicks ass as Madame Arcati

· The Times

Jennifer Saunders in serious comedy

· The Arts Desk

This is classic Coward territory of warring spouses and misunderstandings of communication

· London Theatre

Jennifer Saunders delights as a dotty medium in Richard Eyre’s revival of this Noel Coward classic

· The Stage

Jennifer Saunders is hysterically funny as one of drama’s greatest comic creations

· The Independent

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Date & time

Show ended
Thu 5 Mar - Sat 11 Apr, 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Venue

St Martin's Lane WC2N 4BG London, UK · Get Directions
Photo by Nobby Clark
Photo by Nobby Clark
Photo by Nobby Clark
Photo by Nobby Clark
Photo by Nobby Clark
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