A house near Hampstead Heath.
Two men in a room.
Do Hirst and Spooner know each other or is each performing an elaborate charade of recognition? The ambiguity and the comedy intensify with the arrival of Briggs and Foster, ostensibly manservant and secretary. All four inhabit a no man’s land between reality and imagination. The play was recently an immense success on Broadway before transferring to London with sell out audiences, starring Sir Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart before being screened on Cinema Live.
It was critically acclaimed as a masterpiece.