The Lyric Hammersmith has announced its new Autumn / Winter season.
Laura Wade and Lyndsey Turner reunite after the success of Posh, to bring a new adaptation of Sarah Waters’ Tipping the Velvet to the Lyric’s main stage in September. Over the festive season, a new pantomime of Cinderella, written by Tom Wells will run on the main stage and Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas will return to the Studio.
The Lyric officially re-opens following a multi-million pound capital development and creation of the new Reuben Foundation Wing on 28th April with a new stage production of Alan Parker’s Bugsy Malone, directed by Sean Holmes.
Bugsy Malone runs until 1st August 2015, while The Adventure, an interactive site specific performance created by Bad Physics, will run between 23rd May and 6th June and throughout June, Theatre in the Square returns with four new productions including two Lyric co-commissions from Puppets with Guts and The Human Zoo.
Sean Holmes (Artistic Director of the Lyric Hammersmith) said: "We are delighted to announce another typically eclectic Lyric season. As well as our much loved Seasonal favourites Father Christmas and Lyric Panto returning we have a world premiere with the stage adaptation of Tipping The Velvet . Sarah Waters Laura Wade and Lyndsey Turner - what a team."