The production will now run at the Harold Pinter Theatre for a limited run from the 6th October.

(c)Georgia Tennant

It has been announced that Dominic Cooke’s production of C.P. Taylor’s Good will have its long awaited run at the Harold Pinter Theatre from October. The cast is set to be led by David Tennant and is also set to star Elliot Levey (Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club), with further casting yet to be announced.

This production of Good is the debut West End production from Fictionhouse, which wad launched by Dominic Cooke and Kate Horton. It was originally set to run in the West End two years ago but due to the pandemic was postponed.

John Halder is a good man. But John Halder must adapt to survive. How is it possible to be a good person when things are falling apart? As the world faces a World War, John Halder, a decent, intelligent, music-loving German professor, finds himself swept along in a movement that crescendos towards an unthinkable finale.

Talking about the news, David Tennant said: “Dominic is one of the UK’s all-time great theatre directors. I am really inspired and delighted to
finally… FINALLY… get a chance to work with him, and especially on a wonderful play like C. P. Taylor’s GOOD – a fantastic bit of writing that is more pertinent and resonant now than it has ever been”.

Meanwhile Dominic Cooke commented: “David Tennant is one of our finest actors and has the ideal combination of wit, warmth and charisma to bring John Halder vividly to life. I’m delighted that he has stuck with the show after such a long delayand am looking forward to finally starting work with him and the talented Elliot Levey on this remarkable play. C.P. Taylor’s modern classic, about the perils of denial, is an apposite fable for our troubled times and a great fit for Fictionhouse’s first West End production”.

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