The Human Voice

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Buy The Human Voice tickets to see Ruth Wilson star in this searing monologue of a woman’s heartbreak

Two-time Olivier Award-winning actress Ruth Wilson reunites with visionary director Ivo van Hove in The Human Voice at the Harold Pinter Theatre for a strictly limited three-week run. 

Jean Cocteau’s famous voice play follows a woman’s one-sided telephone conversation with her long-time lover as he prepares to marry another woman. Filled with heartbreak, anguish and desperation this powerful monologue highlights the extremities of the human heart.

Ruth Wilson is best known for her starring roles in major TV dramas, such as Luther, The Affair and His Dark Materials. She was most recently seen in the screen adaptation of the Tony Award-winning play Oslo. She won Olivier Awards for her performances in Anna Christie and A Streetcar Named Desire, as well as a Golden Globe for The Affair. 

Ivo van Hove is a groundbreaking Belgian director who has enjoyed many successes in the West End, on Broadway and around the world. Notable productions include Hedda Gabler at the National Theatre, A View From the Bridge at the Young Vic, and All About Eve, starring Gillian Anderson

The Influential artist and writer Jean Cocteau was one of the leading creative forces in France in the 1900s. His best-known works include the novel Les Enfants Terribles and the critically-acclaimed films Blood of a Poet, Beauty and the Beast and Orpheus.

The Human Voice is part of a star-studded season of works at the Harold Pinter Theatre, which also includes Jodie Comer in Prima Facie, James McAvoy in Cyrano de Bergerac, and Emilia Clarke in The Seagull. 

With just 31 performances, this tour de force one-woman play is sure to be a hot ticket. Don’t miss The Human Voice at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

Child friendly?

Age recommendations for The Human Voice are TBC.