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.

JapesCast

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

DIRECTOR: Tamara Harvey

 

 

Vale-of-Health

Laura Rees and Gethin Anthony

Reviews

‘My only regret is that 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.

 

 

Missing-Dates

 

Buy the Ebook!

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).