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Hello and Goodbye

By Athol Fugard

‘grippingly intense: a claustrophobic study in the damage that repression can create’ The Financial Times
‘ powerfully written, finely acted and has its 21st-century echoes’ The Times
‘Paul Robinson’s vivid revival is electric’ Time Out Critic's Choice
‘Powerfully poignant...The acting is outstanding’ The Telegraph
‘Paul Robinson’s powerful production ... an intensely acted revival ’ WhatsOnStage
‘two terrific actors in Saskia Reeves and Rafe Spall’ The Independent

‘Hello and Goodbye’ is a rare classic by the internationally acclaimed and award-winning playwright Athol Fugard.

A raw and profound autobiographical play which captures the explosive conflict between Johnny and Hester around whom the play is built .

Johnny is alone at the family home, surrounded by squalor, when a near stranger arrives. In one tense and desperate night a sibling reunion evokes powerful childhood memories as buried secrets are unearthed.

Presented by Treatment Theatre in collaboration with English Touring Theatre


Trafalgar Studios

22 Apr - 17 May 2008

Creative Team

Written by

Athol Fugard


Paul Robinson



Rafe Spall


Saskia Reeves