Jermyn Street Theatre
The Silence of Snow
The Life of Patrick Hamilton
Written and performed by Mark Farrelly
Directed by Linda Marlowe
Patrick Hamilton was a dazzling success in his twenties, producing hit plays Rope (filmed by Hitchcock) and Gaslight, and classic novels Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky, Hangover Square and The Slaves of Solitude.
But Hamilton was also an alcoholic, whose wit darkened as his inner and outer worlds collapsed. Covering the entire sweep of Hamilton’s life and writing, The Silence of Snow entertains and challenges, asking audiences: why do so many of us get through life without feeling we ever truly knew another person?
This witty, engaging tribute to a great English writer is written and performed by Mark Farrelly, whose West End credits include Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? opposite Matthew Kelly.
★★★★ “Farrelly’s performance is electric” What’s On Stage
★★★★ “Wonderful passion and charisma. A complete embodiment of a complex character” Exeunt
★★★★ “Horrifyingly funny snapshot of the wit, novelist and playwright. Brilliant” The Spectator
★★★★ “Farrelly’s revelatory autopsy of a cauterised heart of darkness is intimidatingly implosive: stand well close” The Reviews Hub
Duration 60 mins, no interval.
Supporting MIND, the UK’s leading mental health charity.
£20.00 £15.00 concessions