The brilliant James Norton stars as the mysterious, troubled lawyer Jude St Francis in director Ivo van Hove’s acclaimed adaptation of A Little Life. The play is adapted from the brilliant Booker Prize nominated novel by Hanya Yanagihara and weaves a powerful story that has broken the hearts of readers worldwide. Now it’s celebrating its English language stage premiere at the Harold Pinter Theatre from Saturday 25th March to Sunday 18th Jun 2023.
Who’s involved in A Little Life?
Meet JB, Willem, and Malcolm. JB is an artist, Willem is an aspiring actor, and Malcolm is an architect, and they’re all young and struggling to survive. Jude is their friend, and his life experiences have been very different. A talented lawyer with a hidden past, Jude’s early life is a closed book. But as the friends get older they slowly get a picture of the extent of their friend’s suffering and the extraordinary attitude that has helped him survive.
- James Norton plays Jude, known and loved for many popular roles including the BBC’s Happy Valley and Grantchester
- He’s joined by Omari Douglas from It’s a Sin, and Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club, who plays JB
- Luke Thompson from TV’s Bridgerton plays Willem and Zach Wyatt from The Witcher plays Malcolm
- The rest of the cast comprises Elliot Cowan from TV’s The Crown and the stage’s 2:22 A Ghost Story, Zubin Varla who thrilled theatreland in Tammy Faye and Equus, Nathalie Armin whose work on Force Majeure and The Doctor caused a stir, and Emilio Doorgasingh, known for Best of Enemies and The Kite Runner
- Jan Versweyveld is the Set Designer and also does the Lighting
- An D'Huys handles the costumes
- Eric Sleichim is responsible for the music and sound
- Julia Horan CDG is responsible for the casting
- Ivo van Hove directs
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About the Harold Pinter Theatre
The Harold Pinter Theatre is known for showcasing a wide range of work, everything from musical comedies to revivals and experimental shows, including 1973’s Savages starring Paul Scofield and The Rocky Horror Show, which enjoyed its West End debut at the venue in 1979. Right now they’re showing Good starring David Tennant, Elliot Levey and Sharon Small. Upcoming shows at the Harold Pinter Theatre include Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons with Jenna Coleman and Aidan Turner.