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Love, Loss & Chianti Theatre Tickets

Showing at QA Venue 6 - Non E-Ticket, London

Love, Loss & Chianti

Thirty/20 Theatre, Assembly Festival and Suzanna Rosenthal Ltd presents


Love, Loss & Chianti

Robert Bathurst (Cold Feet, Toast Of London, Downton Abbey) and Rebecca Johnson (The Trip, The Flood) star in this double-bill by critically acclaimed prize-winning poet Christopher Reid.

The show opens with A Scattering, Reid’s autobiographical, startlingly beautiful meditation on grief, for which he was awarded the Costa Book of the Year. It’s followed by The Song Of Lunch, his fictional raucous comedy set in a Soho restaurant, a reckless attempt to rekindle the flame of an old love affair - what could possibly go wrong?

Directed by Jason Morell, with a stage setting of spectacular animation by the cartoonist Charles Peattie, the verse swings along in the hands of two superlative actors; an original and thrilling theatrical event of love and loss, with a lot of Chianti in the second half…

With a stage setting of spectacular animation by the cartoonist Charles Peattie, the verse swings along in the hands of two superlative actors; an original and thrilling theatrical event of love and loss, with a lot of Chianti in the second half…

★★★★ ‘Consistently witty verse… gorgeous phrase-making… enchanting’ (The Telegraph)

★★★★ ‘A crisp, full-bodied, powerful drama’ (Mail on Sunday for The Song of Lunch)

★★★★★ ‘A joy from start to finish’ (The Times on The Song of Lunch)

‘Beautiful and moving… a masterwork’ (Costa Prize judges on A Scattering)

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