Eden End

J B PRIESTLEY


Eden End

Stella Kirby spent nine years running away, leaving home to find her freedom as a celebrated actress. Now she has decided that the only role left to play is the prodigal daughter returned, hoping to discover herself in the warmth of ordinary life and the familiar surroundings of her childhood home.

Set in 1912, Eden End slowly exposes the cracks in the lives of a respectable Northern family. A poignant look back at an Edwardian age of innocence before the start of the First World War, celebrated writer J.B. Priestley's subtle play movingly explores the secret heartache and disappointment of ambition unfulfilled.

Director Laurie Sansom‘s many credits include acclaimed productions of Beyond the Horizon andSpring Storm, and the The Holy Rosenbergs all at the National Theatre.


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