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The Height of the Storm

By Florian Zeller


Translated by Christopher Hampton


Directed by Jonathan Kent

André and Madeleine have been in love for over fifty years. This weekend, as their daughters visit, something feels unusual. A bunch of flowers arrives, but who sent them? A woman from the past turns up, but who is she? And why does André feel like he isn’t there at all? 


The Height of the Storm is a beautifully compelling family drama by Florian Zeller, “the most exciting playwright of our time” (The Guardian). Starring two of the greatest actors of their generation on stage together for the first time, this major new play from the writer of Olivier Award-Winning The Father is a searing exploration of love, family and the fragility of life.


Jonathan Pryce is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning actor of stage and screen. His varied work includes lauded performances in film including Brazil, Glengarry Glen Ross, Carrington and Evita and on stage in a landmark international tour of The Merchant of Venice, Comedians for which he received a Tony Award and Miss Saigon in the West End and on Broadway. He most recently appeared as the High Sparrow in the hugely successful Game of Thrones.


Dame Eileen Atkins is a three-time Olivier award-winning actress. She is known for her BAFTA and Emmy award-winning performance in Cranford, as well as roles in film including Gosford Park, The Hours and Robin Hood. Her many stage appearances include Honour, Retreat from Moscow and Ellen Terry. She can be seen most recently as Queen Mary in Netflix’s The Crown.


“Complex and subtle…a beautiful new play.” Le Figaro


“Highly sensitive and compassionate…Zeller reminds us that life is beautiful.” Le Parisien

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32 Charing Cross Road London WC2H 0DA

Cancellation Policy

No refunds after purchase.



Jonathan Pryce

Eileen Atkins

Amanda Drew 

Anna Madelely

James Hillier

And Lucy Cohu


By Florian Zeller

Translated by Christopher Hampton

Directed by Jonathan Kent

Designed by Anthony Ward

Lighting by Hugh Vanstone

Sound by Paul Groothius

Delivery Method

Collect at the venue on the day (the venue may require a form of ID).


1 hour and 20 minutes

Good To Know

Please note: Real cigarettes are smoked during the show.

How Does It Work

No refunds after purchase.

Suitable For Children

Children are welcome at all Delfont Mackintosh Theatres, but this may be subject to individual production age restrictions due to content. If any age restrictions for productions apply we shall advise you prior to the performance.

All persons aged under 16 must be accompanied and sat next to the accompanying adult. They may not sit on their own within the auditorium. If children do have separate seats, entry could be refused.

All patrons, regardless of age, must present a valid ticket to gain entry to the theatre. Please ensure that any children or infants for whom you are responsible also have a valid ticket. Your child should be able to sit unaided within the purchased seat. We do not allow children to be seated on an adult’s lap or babes in arms. 


2nd October - 1st December 2018

Where Do I Go

Wyndham's Theatre, Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DA

Train: Charing Cross (approx. 200m)

Tube: Leicester Square (next to theatre), Charing Cross (approx. 600m), Holborn (approx. 600m)


Wyndham's Theatre

32 Charing Cross Road London WC2H 0DA

Latest customer reviews

  • Amazing

    2 December 2018

    I am feeling humbled to have witnessed this amazingly beautiful play, the realization of loss. Seeing two iconic actors together, was something to treasure. At first couldn't work out who was gone, then you realise! An emotional and beautiful play, which touches the heart, the head, the soul. Amazing.

    BevKan Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Fantastic play

    30 November 2018

    The whole cast were superb, particularly Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins. A thought provoking and sensitive story, cleverly written.

    Jane Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Height of the Storm Mon

    27 November 2018

    An excellent production with impeccable acting.

    Pat Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Outstanding

    25 November 2018

    A bitter sweet portrayal of a life of love and of loss. Off mind games and mis interpretations. Powerful acting from all but notably the two leads. ‘What is my position, my position, my position’? My position would be that I could see this again. Bravissimo.

    Alan Quigley. Confirmed ticket purchaser

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