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“Well orchestrated cerebral theatre” Guardian

“A brilliantly paced, impeccably performed piece of theatre” WHATSONSTAGE

★★★★ Guardian



A Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Out of Joint co-production in association with Oxford Playhouse

Based on the book by Kazuo Ishiguro

Adapted by Barney Norris

Directed by Christopher Haydon

Design by Lily Arnold

Music by Sophie Cotton

Sound by Elena Pena

2017 Nobel Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro’s literary masterpiece has entranced generations as a novel and an acclaimed Merchant Ivory film. Now transformed for the first time into an exquisite stage play by one of Britain most exciting young writers, in February 2019 it receives its world premiere at Royal & Derngate before embarking on a major national tour.