It was 1977, the year of skin-tight polyester, the Queen’s Silver Jubilee and Saturday Night Fever. The Sex Pistols were storming up the charts, skateboarding was the latest craze and Angela Rippon danced with Morecambe & Wise.
Abigail’s Party premièred at the Hampstead Theatre in 1977, with the role of Beverly being immortalised by Alison Steadman. A record sixteen million people watched its broadcast on the BBC’s Play for Today, underlining its status as a true modern classic.
★★★★★ “a thoroughly enjoyable and truly affecting night out” – Broadway World
“Mike Leigh’s comic masterpiece is as 70s as it gets…the original cringe comedy…” – The Guardian
29 May - 2 June 2023
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