Parlour Song by Jez Butterworth

Parlour Song

Jez Butterworth
Almeida
Directed by Ian Rickson

"I’ll be here when you get back. I’ll wait for you.”

Jez Butterworth’s Parlour Song explores the turbulent undercurrents of suburbia, following Ned, a demolition expert, his discontent wife, Joy, and their neighbour, Dale. 

This production was captured by Digital Theatre live at London’s Almeida Theatre. Directed by Ian Rickson, it featured critically acclaimed performances from all three of its cast members; Toby Jones as Ned, Andrew Lincoln as Dale, and Amanda Drew as Joy.

Contains strong language and scenes of a sexual nature.

Production duration: 1 hr 39 min

Cast & creative team

Characters

  • Joy
    Amanda Drew
  • Ned
    Toby Jones
  • Dale
    Andrew Lincoln

Team

  • Jez Butterworth
    Writer
  • Ian Rickson
    Director
  • Jeremey Herbert
  • Stephen Warbeck
    Musical Director
  • Paul Groothius
    Sound
  • Peter Mumford
    Lighting