July 1945 – The basement of a country house on the eve of Labour’s landslide victory at the end of the Second World War.
The Lady of the house, Miss Julie, descends into the servants' kitchen to seek out John, her father's chauffeur. A passionate midsummer night turns into tragedy as they test the limits of their new freedom. A tense and seductive thriller inspired by Strindberg's 1888 masterpiece.
Patrick Marber‘s plays include Dealer’s Choice, which won the 1995 Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy, and the phenomenal international hit, Closer, which won the Evening Standard award for Best Comedy, the Critics' Circle and Olivier awards for Best New Play and was made into a BAFTA Award-winning film in 2004.