Young Vic Theatre announces full casting for Harold Pinter’s ‘THE HOMECOMING’

The Young Vic Theatre has announced full casting for Olivier-nominated director Matthew Dunster‘s bold reworking of Harold Pinter’s enigmatic masterpiece, THE HOMECOMING, which runs at the venue from 27 November 2023 to 27 January 2024.

BAFTA winner Jared Harris (Chernobyl, Mad Men, The Crown) and Joe Cole (Gangs of London, Peaky Blinders, The Ipcress File) will star as Max and Lenny respectively, returning to the stage following major TV roles. Lisa Diveney (Call the Midwife, The Seagull) will play Ruth, and the cast is completed by David Angland (The Pillowman, Doctor Faustus) as Joey, Robert Emms (Chernobyl, Star Wars: Andor) as Teddy, and Nicolas Tennant (The Ocean at the End of the Lane, The Duchess of Malfi) as Sam.

Max. Sam. Lenny. Joey. Teddy.  

And Ruth.  

In a small house in East London lives a family of butchers and boxers. When academic son Teddy returns home from America, with a wife his family have never met, a strange power struggle between man, wife and in-laws ensues.  

Pinter’s unnerving, award-winning modern classic will be thrillingly re-explored by Matthew Dunster. THE HOMECOMING is designed by Moi Tran, with lighting design by Sally Ferguson, sound design by George Dennis, casting by Heather Basten CDG, Jerwood Assistant Director is Bellaray Bertrand-Webb.


Relaxed Performances: Fri 19 January, 7.30pm & Sat 20 January, 2.30pm

BSL Performance:  Fri 26 January, 7.30pm

Audio Described Performances: Fri 12 January, 7.30pm & Thu 18 January, 7.30pm

Captioned Performances: Tue 9 January, 7.30pm & Thu 25 January, 7.30pm

Sensory Adapted Performance: Sat 6 January, 7.30pm

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