Kenneth Branagh in The Painkiller – Photos from the rehearsal room

Two men. Two lonely hotel rooms. An adjoining door…One of them is a killer… one of them wants to die… What could possibly go wrong?

Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson
Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson

The fourth production in his Plays at the Garrick season unites five-time Academy Award nomimee Sir Kenneth Branagh with Welsh wonderman Rob Brydon.

Directed and adapted by Sean Foley, this darkly hilarious adaptation of Francis Veberʼs classic French farce is now running at the Garrick Theatre, Charing Cross Road. Branagh and Brydon star in this comic tour-de-force alongside Claudie Blakley, Marcus Fraser, Mark Hadfield and Alex Macqueen.

Director Foley previously enjoyed huge success in the West End with The Play What I Wrote (another collaboration with Branagh) and was nominated for a Best Director Olivier Award for his work on The Ladykillers.

We’re delighted to bring you these images from the rehearsal room!

Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson
Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson

 

Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson
Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson

 

Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson
Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson

 

Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson
Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson

 

Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson
Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson

 

 

 

Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson
Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson

 

 

Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson
Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson

 

Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson
Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson

 

You can buy tickets for The Painkiller at the Garrick Theatre from 5 MARCH – 30 APRIL 2016.

 

 

 

Garrick Theatre
2 Charing Cross Road
WC2H 0HH

Please note that The Painkiller contains strong language and adult humour.

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