Book Your Tickets To The Human Voice In London

Joan Agie
Jan 11, 2022 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on Jan 11, 2022
Book Your Tickets To The Human Voice In London

The thrilling revival of The Human Voice from Ivo van Hove is here, as the award-winning actress, Ruth Wilson, comes back to the stage. Ruth Wilson is back with the director after the successful run of the critically acclaimed 'Hedda Gabler' (National Theatre, 2016).

Ruth is an Olivier Award recipient for 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and another for 'Anna Christie'. This reimagining of one of the greatest theatre roles of all time is back at the West End for only 31 performances.

'The Human Voice' is a play by Jean Cocteau, a 20th-century French poet. He was quite famous all over the world with a dedicated museum located in Menton, France.

So don't wait around to watch this excellent explosive reimagining of the greatest role in the history of theatre. Be a part of this woman's heartbreak as she has one last phone call with her former lover. Book The Human Voice London tickets now for the Harold Pinter Theatre.

About The Human Voice

What is The Human Voice about?

Today's generation is often glued to their phones. But phones aren't just devices to call, text, or even play games anymore. They are our life. The Human Voice explores this and looks at how human connections can change in an instant.

Right at the start of the play, viewers are met with the presence of a young woman. The woman is seen speaking to her lover over the phone.

The man and the woman have been together for five years now, and she is naturally expecting him to propose and want a family.

However, the man says he wants to marry someone else, and that leaves the woman on the call helpless, shocked, and broken. They stay on the phone call for almost 60 minutes, where she talks, shouts, and cries, marking a final goodbye to the departing lover.

The writer, Jean Cocteau, explores this plot well. He used the telephone as a medium to explore human needs.

You will never see the man behind the other side of the call, and you can form your own perspective on the departing lover. Jean Cocteau delivers an excellent monologue and portrays the timeless essence of love and loneliness. It is not based on a true story.

Ruth Wilson, who plays the lead in the show at the West End, is back after a hiatus. Ruth Wilson last worked with the director Ivo van Hove on the play 'Hedda Gabler', which was critically acclaimed.

Hedda Gabler ran at the National Theatre in 2016. Ivo van Hove directs this production and is ready to woo everyone. The show was designed by Jan Versweyveld.

Watch the woman make her final phone call to her former lover. The play is only back at the West End for a couple of weeks. Book your The Human Voice tickets now.

What age is The Human Voice suitable for?

An age restriction has not been given yet.

How long is The Human Voice?

The runtime is one hour and 15 minutes.

Who is in The Human Voice cast?

The star of the show is Ruth Wilson, who is making her West End return. The star finds herself in a one-woman show.

Since 2001, Ivo van Hove has been the Artist Director of Toneelgroep Amsterdam, now known as the International Theater Amsterdam.

Ruth Wilson is known for her work in 'Mrs Wilson', 'His Dark Materials', 'The Affair', and 'Luther'. She earned two Olivier Awards for 'Anna Christie' and another one for 'A Streetcar Named Desire'.

Who is the team behind The Human Voice?

The show is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, and The Human Voice is designed by Jan Versweyveld. Ivo van Hove directs this play. He is also known for 'A View From The Bridge', 'Network' and 'All About Eve'.

The play by Jean Cocteau was first staged in 1930 and has now been adapted for both screen and stage, with a recent production starring Tilda Swinton. Jean Cocteau was a French poet, novelist, playwright, designer, visual artist, filmmaker, and critic.

Book tickets for the show in London now.

Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs

Where is The Human Voice being performed?

The address of the venue is The Harold Pinter Theatre, 6 Panton Street, London SW1Y 4DN, England.

How do I get to the Harold Pinter Theatre?

The A4 road from London will take you directly to the theatre in London.

The nearest bus stops are Haymarket (bus numbers 3, 6, 12, 13, 19, 23, 38, 88, and 139) and Piccadilly Circus (bus numbers 14, 22, and 94).

The nearest tube stations are Bakerloo and Piccadilly.

The nearest train station to the venue is Charing Cross.

See your booking to find the right time to start your trip towards the theatre in London.

Where can I park near the Harold Pinter Theatre?

The nearest parking to the theatre is on Leicester Square and Whitcomb Street, both of which are one minute to the theatre.

Where are the toilet facilities at the Harold Pinter Theatre?

Male and female toilets are present in the Royal Circle, the stalls, and the balcony. An accessible toilet is available in the main foyer of the theatre in London.

Is the Harold Pinter Theatre accessible?

Level access is provided at the main entrance of the theatre. This leads to the foyer and Box Office.

Where can I eat nearby?

The nearest restaurants to the theatre are Yori Piccadilly Circus, Tasting Italy-Italian Restaurant, and Sasuke.

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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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