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Laura Wade’s The Watsons transfers to London

Grace Molony and Louise Ford in The Watsons at Minerva Theatre, Chichester. Photo: Manuel Harlan
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Laura Wade’s The Watsons is to transfer to the Menier Chocolate Factory in London.

The play, adapted from the unfinished novel by Jane Austen, originally ran at Chichester Festival Theatre last year.

It is directed by Samuel West and will run at the Menier from September 20 to November 16, with press night on September 30.

The play is designed by Ben Stones, with sound by Gregory Clarke and casting by Charlotte Sutton.

Casting is to be announced.

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