The Doctor

The Doctor

The Doctor

In a divisive time, in a divided nation, a society takes sides.

Duke of York's Theatre London
Thu 29 September 2022 - Sun 11 December 2022

Tue - Sat at 19:30 Wed, Sat and Sun at 14:30

Olivier Award winner Juliet Stevenson “‘delivers one of the peak performances of the theatrical year” (The Guardian) in the West End’s The Doctor.

On an ordinary day, at a private hospital, a young woman fights for her life. A priest arrives to save her soul. Her doctor refuses him entry.

In a divisive time, in a divided nation, a society takes sides.

Freely adapted from Arthur Schnitzler’s Professor Bernhardi, The Doctor is a “provocative, wonderfully upsetting” (Independent) whirlwind of gender, race and questions about identity, “one of the peaks of the theatrical year” (Guardian), and a “devastating play for today” (Financial Times).

The Doctor includes discussion of suicide and the description of suicide methods. Age recommendation: 14+

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