Leaving

BY VACLAV HAVEL
19 September 2009 — 13 December 2009

'Deeply serious and thrillingly funny play…It pulsates with self-mocking irony…A hilarious send-up of politics and of the theatre…A humane and sophisticated intelligence... Sam Walters and his actors respond to it with all the dedication it deserves' The Sunday Times.

'An exuberantly mordent farce…Frantic energy...Sam Walters' Hellzapoppin-style production' The Guardian.

'Acerbically funny...Painfully comic' The Financial Times.

'The Orange Tree makes fringe theatre history…An important cultural occasion' The Stage.

'A masterpiece…A joyful evening...One cannot wait for the remaining quartet of plays in this valedictory season' The British Theatre Guide.

'Sam Walters's free-wheeling production fully honours Havel's high spirits' What’s On Stage.