Four of Simon Gray’s plays – JapesJapes TooMichael and Missing Dates were performed at the Hampstead Theatre, London in May and June 2014 under the title In the Vale of Health. The four plays use the same characters in the same setting but worked out in different ways.


JAPES: Gethin Anthony
MICHAEL: Jamie Ballard
WENDY: Imogen Doel
ANITA: Laura Rees
DOMINIC: Tom Mothersdale

DIRECTOR: Tamara Harvey




Laura Rees and Gethin Anthony


‘My only regret is that cheapest xanax to buy online Simon Gray is no longer alive to see his magnum opus staged with such love and panache’ Charles Spencer, Telegraph. Read the review.

‘Bruisingly tragicomic… and richly satisfying’ Paul Taylor, Independent. Read the review.





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Missing Dates is now available to buy as an ebook, on Amazon and Google Play.

Japes is available in Plays 5 (Faber) Japes Too and Michael are available in Four Plays (Faber).