by Peter Quilter
Directed by Matt Aston
14 Jan – 13 Feb 2016
What would you do if you forgot the last decade of your life?
Michael has been in a coma for three weeks.
On waking, he realises that four thousand days of his memory have been completely erased. He remembers nothing of Paul, his partner.
Paul must fight to bring Michael’s memory back, while Michael’s mother, Carol, fights to remove him from their lives completely.
Alistair McGowan returns to Park Theatre to lead the company of 4000 Days, following his acclaimed performance in An Audience with Jimmy Saville*. Director Matt Aston, who directed Bomber’s Moon at Park Theatre in 2014 and its subsequent transfer to the West End in 2015, returns to present this new play by Olivier and Tony nominated writer Peter Quilter (End of Rainbow).
“Alistair McGowan is on magnetic form in this new play” ★ ★ ★ ★ The Telegraph
“A witty, heartfelt drama that provides more than enough warmth to chase away the winter chill.” ★ ★ ★ ★ The Upcoming
“4000 Days is an intriguing amnesiac drama” The Guardian
“McGowan impresses again” The Times
“4000 Days is a brilliant piece of theatre…It’s exciting to see a new play that get everything so right.” Gay Star News
“McGowan evokes the puzzlement and repressed fear of the situation brilliantly.” TheatreCat
“Maggie Ollerenshaw is commanding” WhatsOnStage
“Weyman and Ollerenshaw give passionate and fearless turns.” Stage Review
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