God Of Carnage UK Tour starring Downton Abbey’s Elizabeth McGovern

Yasmin Reza’s hit comedy God Of Carnage UK Dates announced following its success as part of Theatre Royal Bath’s Summer Season 2018.

God Of Carnage UK Tour

Directed by Lindsay Posner (A View from the Bridge, Carousel), the God Of Carnage UK Tour stars Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey, Ragtime) who reprises her dazzling performance as Veronica alongside Nigel Lindsay (Victoria, Four Lions) as bluff husband Michael with new cast members Samantha Spiro (Grandma’s House, Lady Windermere’s Fan) as Annette and Simon Paisley Day (Ralegh: The Treason Trial, The Crown) as her husband, Alan.

When 11-year-old Ferdinand hits 11-year-old Bruno with a stick in a playground punch-up and knocks out two of his teeth, the combatants’ enlightened parents decide to meet to talk things over civilly. But once the niceties are done with and the drink starts flowing, it is the parents who turn into spoiled brats.

God of Carnage is a ruthlessly comic study of middle-class parenting. Originally written in French, the play was translated by Christopher Hampton in 2008. The production went on to win the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy and the Tony Award for Best New Play.

Elizabeth McGovern
Elizabeth McGovern and Samantha Spiro in God Of Carnage UK Tour. Photo: Nobby Clark


14 – 18 January 2020
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

20 – 25 January 2020
Theatre Royal Bath

27 January – 1 February 2020
Theatre Royal Glasgow

3 – 8 February 2020
Cambridge Arts Theatre

10 – 15 February 2020
Rose Theatre, Kingston

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