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Ambassadors Theatre (London, )
West Street near St. MartinŐs Lane


Mondays: 7:45pm
Tuesdays: 7:45pm
Wednesdays: 7:45pm
Thursdays: 3:00pm and 7:45pm
Fridays: 7:45pm
Saturdays: 4:00pm and 7:45pm

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1995, the Swiss Alps. Patricia Highsmith, the queen of the thriller, now ageing and ailing, hides away in her study, surrounded by her collection of books and antique weaponry, finding solace in her seclusion, her cats and cigarettes. A polished young man turns up, sent by her New York publisher to persuade the great writer to pen one final instalment of her best-selling series featuring the master manipulator, Tom Ripley. But as day breaks over the mountains, it becomes clear that the charming stranger is set on a far more sinister mission.

BWW Review: SWITZERLAND, Ambassadors TheatreBWW Review: SWITZERLAND, Ambassadors Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - November 20, 2018

Directed by Lucy Bailey, the play is set in a remote house in 90s Switzerland where the elderly and mean Patricia Highsmith - eccentric writer of many psychological thrillers and creator of the famous murderous character Tom Ripley - receives a visit from a young man. Sent by her American publisher, Edward Ridgeway has the only goal of convincing her to write one last Ripley novel. (more...)