‘The White Factory’ | A New Play Starring Adrian Schiller at The Marylebone Theatre | London

The full cast for The White Factory includes: Adrian Schiller, best known for playing Mr Penge in the ITV series Victoria and Lord Aethelhelm in the Netflix series The Last Kingdom, as Chaim Rumkowski and Old Ezekiel. Alongside him as Rivke Kaufman is Pearl Chanda, notable for her role as Sheila Sim in See How They Run, and Mark Quartley who starred in the hugely popular series The Ipcress Files as Pete, takes the role of Yosef Kaufman. They are joined by James Garnon (SS Wilhelm Koppe), Matthew Spencer (SS Herbert Lange), Olivia Bernstone (Female Ensemble) and Lewis Hart (Male Ensemble).

The acclaimed author, Dmitry Glukhovsky was last month, sentenced to eight years in prison by the Russian state following a trial in absentia. Currently living in exile, the writer of the bestselling Metro 2033 series is accused of deliberately spreading false information about Russia’s armed forces; both he and the play’s director, Maxim Didenko, are outspoken critics of the war against Ukraine.

This powerful and urgent new play is inspired by real events, with a haunting contemporary resonance, and will premiere at the Marylebone Theatre this autumn, running from 14 September to 04 November.

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Cast of The White Factory – The White Factory – Photo Credit Mark Senior

Synopsis

Spanning several decades, The White Factory explores the life of Yosef Kaufman, a Holocaust survivor from Lodz, haunted by his wartime experiences as he tries to build a future with his new family in 1960’s Brooklyn. Tormented by the nightmares of his past, Yosef’s attempt to negotiate the weight of his own history becomes a passionate battle for survival and redemption.

The White Factory
Cast of The White Factory- The White Factory – Photo Credit Mark Senior
The White Factory
Olivia Bernstone and James Garnon – The White Factory – Photo Credit Mark Senior

This heart-wrenching drama of love, endurance, despair and hope follows one man’s journey   from the Lodz ghetto of 1940’s Poland to 1960’s America, where the possibility of a new life is tested to the limit by the remnants of his past.

Written by Dmitry Glukhovsky, directed by Maxim Didenko, with Ukrainian creative producer Ekaterina Kashynsteva, The White Factorywill play at Marylebone Theatre from 14 September until 4 November 2023.

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Matthew Spencer, James Garnon and Mark Quartley – The White Factory – Photo Credit Mark Senior

LISTINGS

Ekaterina Kashyntseva & Oliver King for Belka Productions present

THE WHITE FACTORY
MARYLEBONE THEATRE

14 SEPTEMBER – 4 NOVEMBER 2023
Written by Dmitry Glukhovsky

Directed by Maxim Didenko

Performance schedule: Monday – Saturday, 7.30pm / Wednesday and Saturday, 2.30pm

Ticket Prices: From £20

Box Office: 020 7723 7984

Tickets: https://tickets.marylebonetheatre.com/tickets/series/WHITEFACTORY

The White Factory

The White Factory

Event Title: The White Factory

Event Description: Spanning several decades, The White Factory explores the life of Yosef Kaufman, a Holocaust survivor from Lodz, haunted by his wartime experiences as he tries to build a future with his new family in 1960’s Brooklyn. Tormented by the nightmares of his past, Yosef’s attempt to negotiate the weight of his own history becomes a passionate battle for survival and redemption.

Start date: September 14, 2023

End date: November 4, 2023

Location name: Marylebone Theatre

Address: 35 Park Rd, London NW1 6X

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