London is sinking, there's constant rain and everyone is trying to escape. Gordon, an American writer, finds himself holed up in the attic room of a half-way house, awaiting forged papers and safe passage back to the states. He becomes trapped with Stella, a mysterious and seductive woman and a teenage girl called Iris who between them, take Gordon on an emotional journey through his past and into the present, forcing him to face the painful truth as to why he is there.
The Upstairs Room, an apocalyptic love story by D.K. O'Hara, directed by James Savin, will get its London premiere in a 4-week season at the King's Head Theatre from today, 13 November - Saturday 8 December. Press night is Friday 16 November at 7.15pm.
Giddy Notion Productions presents The Upstairs Room by D.K. O'Hara, featuring Set Designer Holly Seager, Lighting Designer Dan Saggers, Sound Designer Max Pappenheim and Costume Designer Ann Tutt.
The cast includes Anthony Cozens, Liza Callinicos, Lucy Wray and Bret Jones.
King's Head Theatre is located at 115 Upper Street, London N1 1QN. The show runs Tuesday - Saturday at 7.15pm and Sunday at 3.00pm. Tickets: Previews: Tuesday 13 November - Friday 16 November: all seats £10.00. Then £15.00 - £25.00. To book, visit www.kingsheadtheatre.com or call the box office at 020 7478 0160.