After October Returns After Eighty Years

Book tickets for After October at the Finborough Theatre

Rodney Ackland’s After October will be presented at London’s Finborough Theatre for a limited season from 22 November – 22 December 2016, the first time the play has been performed in central London for eighty years. Hampstead, 1936. In a shabby basement flat, aspiring playwright Clive Monkhams dreams of a West End hit and winning Francie’s heart. His bankrupt mother Rhoda, a faded actress, frets about the bills and the fortunes of her penniless daughters while reminiscing about her glory days. Clive’s family and an entourage of bohemian dependants all need him to make it big. With opening night approaching and finances fast running out, everything rides on the success of the play and, for Clive, the future looks all too glittering… Renown for his plays Absolute Hell and Before The Party, After October is Ackland’s most autobiographical play. It is both a fascinating portrait of an impoverished family on … Read more

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