Passion Play - Trailer
Director David LeveauxYear 2013Genre(s) Dramas
James and Eleanor are a seemingly happy couple who have been married 25 glorious years. However, the arrival of a stunning young woman named Kate who befriends the couple becomes their downfall as James embarks on a sordid affair with her whilst frantically trying to cover his tracks from his wife. Soon the mountain of lies grows and it becomes inevitable that the truth will be revealed with inner passions and emotions betraying the perpetrators and barely shrouding their secret. Meanwhile, James and Eleanor's identical inner voices make themselves known to the audience as we experience their raw emotions first hand.
'Passion Play' is the stunning and utterly moving romance drama play currently being shown at the Duke Of York's Theatre in London and starring Zoe Wanamaker and Owen Teale. It is a modern take on the classic betrayal story by Peter Nichols ('Privates on Parade', 'A Day in the Death of Joe Egg') with direction from David Leveaux ('Arcadia', 'Betrayal', 'The Real Thing'). It was first shown on May 1st 2013 and has received phenomenal reviews all round, bringing up unanswerable questions about the ethics of love and passion. It will make its final theatre appearance this season on August 3rd.
Starring: Zoe Wanamaker, Owen Teale, Samantha Bond, Oliver Cotton, Sian Thomas, Annabel Scholey
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