Emmie Newitt

Production images released for THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA

Here's a first look at the new play by Jez Butterworth which has opened for its strictly limited season in London recently!

the-hills-of-california-jez-butterworthNicola Turner, Nancy Allsop, Lara McDonnell and Sophia Ally in The Hills of California. Photograph: Mark Douet

Production images have been released for THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA. The new play is performing at the Harold Pinter Theatre until 15 June.

Set during the driest summer in 200 years, the Webb Sisters return to their mother's run-down guest house as she lies dying upstairs. This generational drama tackles the theme of sibling grief and will resonate with a lot of audiences who get the chance to see it.

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The cast and creative team of THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA

The cast includes Laura Donnelly (The Ferryman), Leanne Best (Sweat), Ophelia Lovibond (Minx) and Helena Wilson (Vogue World) as the Webb family. They are joined by Bryan Dick, Shaun Dooley, Corey Johnson, Richard Lumsden, Natasha Magigi, Nancy Allsop, Sophia Ally, Lara McDonnell, Nicola Turner, Will Barratt, Georgina Hellier, Alfie Jackson, Lucy Moran, Stevie Raine, Jasmyn Banks, Jessica Elisa Boyd, Monica Faldes, William Lawlor and Angela Phinnimore.

THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA reunites the partnership behind the multi-award-winning play The Ferryman. Butterworth is joined by director Sam Mendes to bring this play to London's stage.

The creative team for The Hills of California is Writer: Jez Butterworth, Director: Sam Mendes,Designer: Rob Howell,Lighting Designer: Natasha Chivers,Composer, Sound Designer and Arranger: Nick Powell,Choreographer: Ellen Kane,Musical Supervisor and Arranger: Candida Caldicot, Casting Director: Amy Ball, Young Person’s Casting Director: Verity Naughton and Associate Director: Zoé Ford Burnett.


THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA offers a great opportunity to see a fantastic partnership once again deliver an unforgettable piece of theatre in the heart of London. Only playing until 15 June 2024, this show will prove very popular indeed.

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