The Quiet House by Gareth Farr

Echo Presents, Birmingham REP and London’s Park Theatre

The Quiet House by Gareth Farrmichelle-with-injectionPhoto: Graeme Braidwood

A beautiful, funny, epic, intimate, utterly human love story about life by award winning writer Gareth Farr featuring Michelle Bonnard as Jess, Oliver Lansley as Dylan, Tom Walker as Tony and Allyson Ava-Brown as Kim

Director Tessa Walker, Designed by Ana Ines Jabares-Pita, Movement Anna Morrissey, Lighting Simon Bond, Sound Clive Meldrum and Assistant Director Milli Bhatia

Nominated for four Off West End Awards:

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“Excellent writing from Gareth Farr, with a superb cast to match” – LondonTheatre1

The Quiet House gets you in the gut and in the heart” – What’s On 

 ‘Astonishingly well acted and deeply moving’ Whats on Stage

  ‘ Unwaveringly honest script’ – Time Out

‘ compelling and gripping’ – The Reviews Hub

‘ The personal details are so good that when Farr zeroes in on them he’s a grandmaster…On stage he has judged his characters fate perfectly. The cast of four is excellent…’ The Times

“Fast Moving Production… funny as well as touchingly honest” British Theatre Guide

The Quiet House is incredibly brave and the intimacy within the text feels like his (Gareth Farr’s) soul has been laid bare…A courageous, emotive and honest piece of writing.” – Broadway World


“It’s passing on your thoughts, your personality, a part of yourself, your DNA. If we don’t do that, what are we? We’re just dust”

A love story about life and making babies in the modern way

Directed by Tessa Walker

Designed by Ana Inés Jabares-Pita


This project was created in association with The London Women’s Clinic

Alongside the production was the special event Fertility Fest: 20 leading artists in a day of art, performance, discussion and debate about making (and sometimes not making) babies in the modern way. For details go to

Both the production and the festival are generously supported by The Wellcome Trust, National Lottery through Arts Council England and The London Women’s Clinic.

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