The Deep Blue Sea


By Terence Rattigan

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Quarry Theatre


Designer:          Ruari Murchison

Lighting Designer :                  Chris Davey

Sound Designer :                        Mic Pool

Composer:                Simon Slater


Cast:  Ross Armstrong, Sam Cox, John Hollingworth, Maxine Peake, Ann Penfold, John Ramm, Lex Shrapnel, Eleanor Wyld



In Sarah Esdaile’s deeply felt production, the tremendous Maxine Peake seals Hester behind a social assurance that descends like a steel shutter.


Sunday Times ****


This revival, directed by Sarah Esdaile, is both brilliantly staged and utterly absorbing. There are faultless performances by the entire cast …


The Independent ****