Olivier Award-winning and critically acclaimed Death and the Maiden returned to London's West End in 2011 in a new production, 20 years since it first premiered at the Royal Court in 1991.
Years have passed since political prisoner, Paulina, suffered at the hands of her captor: a man whose face she never saw, but can still recall with terrifying clarity. Tonight, by chance, a stranger arrives at the secluded beach house she shares with her husband Gerardo, a human rights lawyer. A stranger Paulina is convinced was her tormentor and must now be held to account.
Jeremy Herrin, Deputy Artistic Director of the Royal Court directs Thandie Newton, who makes her West-End debut alongside Tom Goodman-Hill and Anthony Calf.