Described by the Wall Street Journal’s theatre critic as being “One of the most stimulating plays to come way” Freud’s Last Session is a vibrant debate between two cultural legends; Sigmond Freud and C.S.Lewis.
Real life Psychiatrist-turned-actor Dr. Julian Bird (The Tudors, Eastenders) plays the title role of Freud. His theatre credits include Much Ado About Nothing at The Park Theatre, Three Sisters at The Arts Theatre and The Merry Wives of Windsor Globe Tour.
Sean Browne (Emmerdale) plays CS Lewis, having recently collaborated with the director on The Spy Plays at ATS Theatre. Other Theatre Credits included The Three Lions at St. James Theatre and The Unexpected Guest at The Mill at Sonning.
Freud’s Last Session will be director Peter Darney’s 8th production with the King’s Head Theatre: his previous productions include Mysterious Skin, Frank Sent Me, High Ridin’ and the multiple award winning 5 Guys Chillin’ which was revived 5 times.
Set and Costume designer Brad Caleb Lee met Peter at Wales Millennium Centre where they collaborated on the building’s ground-breaking re-opening exhibition of public art. Brad has been the resident designer for Chicago Fringe Opera where credits include Two Remain, A City of Works, Corsair, Woyzeck, The Long Christmas Dinner, Lucrezia. Other opera credits include CREW: Unheard Voices at Welsh National Opera Studio.
Lighting designer Clare O’Donoghue is also no stranger to opera having designed The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni for Glyndebourne touring opera.
Sound designer and composer Sam Glossop joins the team having recently worked on Home Minerva, Chichester Festival Theatre, Where is Peter Rabbit London Haymarket Theatre and Hong Kong/Singapore tour and The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow U.K Tour.
Stage Manager Paris Linxuan joins the team as stage manager, having
recently worked the Kings Head Theatre and Charles Court Opera co-production of Beowulf: An Epic Panto.
For the safety of both our audiences and our actors, Freud’s Last Session will be operating with reduced capacity.
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