The National Theatre and Theatr Clwyd’s critically-acclaimed co-production of Laura Wade‘s new play Home, I’m Darling, directed by Theatre Clwyd artistic director Tamara Harvey and featuring Katherine Parkinson, will transfer to the West End, in a co-production with Fiery Angel.
Home, I’m Darling will play at the Duke of York’s Theatre from 26 January until 13 April 2019, with a press night on 5 February. Tickets for the West End transfer will go on sale on Friday 9 November. Home, I’m Darling then will tour to the Theatre Royal Bath and The Lowry, Salford, immediately following the West End run.
Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd, Humans) reprises her acclaimed role as Judy, in Wade’s comedy about one woman’s quest to be the perfect 1950s housewife. Director Harvey is joined by designer Anna Fleischle. Further casting to be announced.
Home, I’m Darling, which premiered in the Emlyn Williams Theatre at Theatr Clwyd on 3 July 2018, playing a sold out run before transferring to the Dorfman Theatre on 24 July where it also sold out, has been nominated for Best Play in the 64th Evening Standard Awards, with winners announced on 18 November.
Artistic director of Theatr Clwyd Tamara Harvey said:
“I began this journey with two of the most glorious partners anyone could hope for in Laura Wade and Katherine Parkinson. Several years and children later, we realised Home, I’m Darling in what has been a very happy and collaborative co-production between Theatr Clwyd and the team at the National Theatre.”
Katherine Parkinson’s stage roles include Season’s Greetings for the National Theatre; Dead Funny at the Vaudeville Theatre; Before The Party at the Almeida Theatre; Absent Friends at the Harold Pinter Theatre; School for Scandal at the Barbican; Cock and The Seagull at the Royal Court. Her television roles include Humans, The IT Crowd, Hang Ups, The Kennedys, The Honourable Woman, Inside Number 9, In The Club, Sherlock and Psychoville. In film she has appeared in The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society, The Boat That Rocked, St Trinians 2, How to Lose Friends and Alienate People and Easy Virtue.