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After a sold-out, critically acclaimed run in 2021, Alvita, The Wife of Willesden returns for one more round at the bar.
A proper local legend. Married five times. Mother. Lover. Aunt. Friend. Alvita will tell her life story to anyone in the pub – there’s no shame in her game. The question is: are you ready to hear it? Because this woman’s got the gift of the gab: she can rewrite mistakes into triumphs, turn pain into parables, and her love life’s an epic poem. They call her The Wife of Willesden…
A play that celebrates the human knack for telling elaborate tales, especially about our own lives.
Critically acclaimed, multi-award winning, best-selling author Zadie Smith‘s ‘irresistably rambunctious’ (The Telegraph) The Wife of Willesden transports Chaucer’s The Wife of Bath to 21st Century North West London.
Director Indhu Rubasingham invites you to take your seat at the bar, order a pint or two, and listen to this bawdy, beautiful comedy up close, and very, very personal.
The Kiln Theatre auditorium will be transformed into a local London pub, complete with pub tables in the stalls.
Running time1 hour 20 minutes (no interval)
Performance dates14 December 2022 – 28 January 2023
Venue InformationKiln Theatre 269 Kilburn High Road, London, NW6 7JR
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Full casting announced for The Wife of Willesden
Adapted from Chaucer's The Wife of Bath by Zadie Smith, the award-winning unprecedented production The Wife of Willesden returns this Christmas, after a sold-out critically-lauded 2021 run. The Wife of Willesden welcomes the brilliance, hilarity and warmth of human communication, through the stories that we reveal about our own lives. The full cast for this marvellous piece of stagecraft has recently been announced, and tickets are available to purchase now for viewings at the Kiln Theatre London!
12 Oct, 2022 | By Kevin Thomas