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Lidless Theatre and Zoe Weldon in association with Park Theatre and Theatre Deli present the return of

Leaves of Glass

By Philip Ridley

Directed by Max Harrison



‘That’s the way it works in this family. Believe what you wanna believe. Twist this. Ignore the other. That’s how we survive.’ 

East London. 2024.
Steven has always tried to be a good person. He works hard. He looks after his family. But, suddenly, everyone starts accusing him of things. His wife accuses him of being unfaithful. His mother accuses him of being coercive. And his brother, Barry, accuses him of... what exactly?  

Barry won't say. Or can't. Or perhaps... Steven hasn't done anything at all.  

Following its critically-acclaimed and hit run at Park Theatre in May, Philip Ridley’s gripping four-hander of memory, manipulation, and power - now regarded as a modern classic - is back by popular demand.


★★★★★ ‘This production is theatre as it should be - an unforgettable experience’ Theatre Weekly 

★★★★.5 ‘Chilling and enthralling... The sort that stays with you and you think about all the way home.’ A Youngish Perspective

★★★★★ ‘Devastating drama that blows up like a bomb; the play about memory you will never forget’ London Pub Theatres

★★★★★ ‘Thrilling, tense and heartbreaking’ West End Best Friend

★★★★★ ‘A stunning quartet of actors so perfectly suited to their roles’ Broadway Baby

★★★★★ ‘Twists your perception of where the truth lies until the very end’ The Recs

★★★★★ ‘An absolute must-see production’ Theatre News

★★★★★ ‘One of the most thought-provoking and believable shows you will ever see’ Manchester Theatres 

★★★★ ‘Exceptionally acted revival of Philip Ridley's merciless 2007 drama... the theatrical equivalent of a page-turner.’ Daily Mail

★★★★ ‘Enthralling intensity throughout’ WhatsOnStage

★★★★ ‘Generates a mood of oppressive discomfort that grows with each snappy scene’ The Stage 

★★★★ ‘Director Max Harrison's lean revival punches well above its weight. Catch it while you can’ Daily Express

★★★★ ‘As sharp as a freshly stropped razor’ Daily Mirror

★★★★ ‘Leaves of Glass will be difficult to forget.’ The Spy in the Stalls

★★★★ ‘Breath-stopping... an emotionally purging experience which feels almost unbearably real.’ The Reviews Hub

★★★★ ‘It could hardly be better staged or performed than this’ Reviews Gate

★★★★ ‘The acting by all was superb...  left me on the edge of my seat.’ Theatre and Tonic

Nominated for two Off West End Awards - Lead Performance and Performance Ensemble

Production photos by Mark Senior.