The False Servant Tickets London Theatre
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by Pierre Marivaux, translated by Martin Crimp

Tickets from £15

Overview

When a man thinks he can cynically take a rich woman’s money and then run off with an even more lucrative potential fiancée, he’d best not tell the fiancée by mistake. Le Chevalier, a woman disguised as the son of an aristocrat, embarks on a plan that will expose the dark heart of this male power-play.

This version by Martin Crimp was acclaimed at its 2004 National Theatre premiere by The Telegraph: “Thrills, chills, and belly laughs – this addictively adult comedy has got the lot.”

Paul Miller directs, following his acclaimed production of Marivaux’s The Lottery of Love. Martin Crimp’s prolific international career began at the Orange Tree Theatre, including our recent hit revival of Dealing with Clair.

Critic reviews

Wildly funny and thoroughly enjoyable

Theatre Weekly

Strongly recommended

· WhatsOnStage

Heightened, high-energy revival

· The Stage

Thoroughly modern and thoroughly relevant

· Broadway World

Martin Crimp adds wit to an outsized Marivaux comedy

· The Observer

Elegantly entertaining production

· The Times

Crimp injects welcome flashes of wit

· The Arts Desk

Manages to be both carefree yet exquisitely controlled

· The Guardian

Crimp's sly translation feels bang up to the minute

· Evening Standard

Tickets from £15

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Date & time

Until 29 Jul
Wed 8 Jun - Sat 23 Jul 2022, 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Live Stream: Thu 7 Jul 2022, 7.30pm
On Demand: Tue 26 Jul - Fri 29 Jul 2022

Venue

1 Clarence Street Richmond, Surrey TW9 2SA London, UK · Get Directions
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