Revised dates announced for the debut tour of the sell-out one-woman show starring Coronation Street and Broadchurch’s Julie Hesmondhalgh.


UK tour from 18 May - 3 July 2021


Revised tour dates have been announced for The Greatest Play in the History of the World… starring multi-award winning, BAFTA nominated actress Julie Hesmondhalgh. The play, which had been due to open at Hull Truck Theatre on Friday 29 January and tour until Saturday 20 March is now planned to open at Stephen Joseph Theatre on Tuesday 18 May and tour until Saturday 3 July 2021. The week at Theatre by the Lake unfortunately will not be rescheduled to the new tour dates.


The Greatest Play in the History of the World…takes us on a heartfelt journey that starts and ends in a small, unassuming house on a quiet suburban road.Julie narrates this story of two neighbours and the people on their street, as she navigates us through the nuances of life, the possibilities of science and the meaning of love.


The tour will open at Stephen Joseph Theatre (Scarborough) and then visit Storyhouse (Chester), York Theatre Royal, Hull Truck Theatre, Nottingham Playhouse and Liverpool Playhouse. Tickets on sale soon. For information, click here.


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