About the showDoctor Foster star Suranne Jones leads a highly anticipated revival of Bryony Lavery’s psychological thriller Frozen at the West End’s Theatre Royal Haymarket. A gripping drama about retribution, remorse and complete redemption, the tickets are available for a strictly limited season at the London venue.
Set in present day England, the play sees a young girl go to visit her Grandma one evening, only to never arrive. Following the search for the 10-year old missing child Rhona, Frozen focuses on the girl’s mother, a psychiatrist and a serial killer, as their lives become irreversibly tangled.
First opening in 1998 at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Frozen received its London premiere at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre in 2002 and its Broadway premiere in 2004, going on to earn a Tony Award nomination for Best Play. Actor Bryan F. O’Byrne received the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.
Suranne Jones stars as the mother, and is best known for her role as Gemma Foster in smash-hit BBC drama Doctor Foster, which earned her a BAFTA Award for Best Actress. Further television credits include Scott & Bailey and an award-winning stint in Coronation Street, with stage credits including A Few Good Men, Terms of Endearment and Beautiful Thing.
Olivier Award-nominated actor Jason Watkins plays the kidnapper, with stage credits including A Servant to Two Masters at the Young Vic and Rafts and Dreams at the Royal Court. Television credits include W1A, Being Human and Trollied. Further casting includes Nina Sosanya, who has featured in W1A and Last Tango in Halifax.
Frozen is directed by Jonathan Munby, who is due to direct Sir Ian McKellen in King Lear at Chichester Festival Theatre. Further directing credits include Antony and Cleopatra, The Merchant of Venice and Twelfth Night.
A pertinent drama that sees a group of people attempt to deal with the unimaginable, Frozen plays a strictly limited season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. The production runs from February 21st to May 5th 2018, with preview tickets available for performances from February 9th 2018.
Who Should See It?Fans of Suranne Jones will enjoy getting tickets to see her perform in this psychological thriller, which is unlike anything currently on the West End. Those who love television crime dramas will definitely get the shivers with this gripping production.
Frozen is recommended for 15+, due to explicit, disturbing themes.