Lidless Theatre and Zoe Weldon in association with Park Theatre and Theatre Deli presents

Leaves of Glass

3rd July 20238th July 2023

“That’s the way it works in this family. Believe what you wanna believe. Twist this. Ignore the other. That’s how we survive.”

Lidless Theatre and Zoe Weldon in association with Park Theatre and Theatre Deli present the first major UK revival of Philip Ridley‘s Leaves of Glass.

East London. 2023.
Steven has always tried to be a good person. He works hard. He looks after his family. But, suddenly, everyone starts accusing him of things. His wife accuses him of being unfaithful. His mother accuses him of being coercive. And his brother, Barry, accuses him of…what exactly?  

Barry won’t say. Or can’t. Or perhaps…Steven hasn’t done anything at all.  

Following its critically acclaimed run at Soho Theatre premiere in 2007, Philip Ridley’s four-hander is a gripping narrative of memory, manipulation, and power – now regarded as a modern classic – returns for the first time in 16 years with a new production by longtime collaborators, Lidless Theatre. 

Dates & Times

Monday 3rd July – Saturday 8th July


Content Warning
References to Suicide, Domestic violence, Strong Language, Mental health issues, Sudden loud noises, Allusions to child abuse
Age Range

From £18 + Booking fee

Times & Duration

Run time: 1 hour 45 minutes.

Read theReviews

  • This production is theatre as it should be – an unforgettable experience

    Theatre Weekly
  • Generates a mood of oppressive discomfort that grows with each snappy scene

    The Stage
  • Enthralling intensity throughout

    Whats On Stage
  • Devastating drama that blows up like a bomb; the play about memory you will never forget

    London Pub Theatres
  • A thrilling, tense and heartbreaking production

    West End Best Friend
  • A stunning quartet of actors so perfectly suited to their roles

    Broadway Baby
  • twists your perception of where the truth lies until the very end

    The Recs
  • An absolute must see production

    Theatre News
  • Both fascinating and horrifying to watch

    Everything Theatre
  • A modern classic

    Broadway World
  • Captivates and provokes

    The Upcoming
  • The Cast are excellent together

    Spy in the Stalls

Meet theCast and Creative team

Philip Ridley


Max Harrison


Katarina Fuller

Assistant Director

Kit Hinchliffe


Sam Glossop

Sound Designer

Alex Lewer

Lighting Designer

Nadine Rennie CDG

Casting Consultant

Zoe Weldon



Stage Manager

Kacey Ainsworth


Katie Buchholz


Ned Costello


Joseph Potter


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