The Promise



By Pat Davis.

Friendship and fidelity, funerals and flat-pack coffins mark Helen's emotional journey after she receives a letter from an estranged friend.

Helen....Penelope Wilton

Karen....Joanne Froggat

Jenny....Barbara Flynn

Postmistress....Joanna McCullum

Directed by Marc Beeby


By Aleksei Arbuzov.

Translated by Ariadne Nicolaeff and adapted by Nick Dear.

As Russians fight off the Nazis in the savage 1942 siege of Leningrad, three teenagers are thrown together in a war-torn apartment block.

Having lost everything, they forge relationships that bind them together and a new hope that keeps them alive - the promise of a better future.

Lika....Ruth Wilson

Leonidik....Harry Lloyd

Marat....Russell Tovey

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko.

Aleksei Arbuzov's classic Soviet play set during the siege of Leningrad.