Lewis actor takes to the stage in The Real Thing

PUBLISHED: 20:00 25 September 2017

The Real Thing will be at the Theatre Royal Bath.

The Real Thing will be at the Theatre Royal Bath.


Lewis star Laurence Fox has taken to centre stage in Tom Stoppard’s modern classic The Real Thing.

The multi-award-winning play has arrived at a popular Bath theatre for almost two weeks with the Lewis actor taking on one of the lead roles.

Henry, played by Fox, is the smartest and sharpest playwright of his generation.

His wife, Charlotte, is an actress who has been appearing in a play written by Henry about a couple whose marriage is on the verge of collapse.

Max, her leading man, is also married to an actress named Annie who happens to be having an affair with Henry.

The Real Thing will be at the Theatre Royal Bath, in Sawclose, from today (Thursday) until September 30.

On Monday and Tuesday there will be a show at 7.30pm, on Wednesday at 7pm and from September 28-30 at 8pm.

There will also be a 2.30pm matinee on September 28 and 30.

Tickets, priced £21.50-37.50, are available from 01225 448844 or www.theatreroyal.org.uk

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