Vanessa Redgrave is treading the boards at the Noel Coward theatre this October +previews from September, in a new two-part play, The Inheritance. Inspired by E. M. Forster’s classic novelturned-film, Howard’s End, the play explores the lives and relationships of three generations of gay men in New 1ork after the ravages of early Aids. Directed by The Crown’s Stephen Daldry, the multi-layered play is at turns poignant, funny and energetic. Poldark’s ?yle Soller joins Redgrave on stage alongside young talent. The Inheritance is on from 13 October 2018 to 5 January 2019, (previews from 21 September 2018), Nöel Coward Theatre, St Martin’s Lane, London WC2N 4AP, 0844 482 5140, Inheritanceplay.com
Images top-bottom: Robert Boulton and Andrew Burnap; Hubert Burton and Hugo-bolton; Paul Hilton and Vanessa Redgrave with Samuel H Levine.