Laura Linney makes her London Theatre debut in Pulitzer Prize-winning Elizabeth Strout’s My Name is Lucy Barton, directed by Richard Eyre at the Bridge Theatre. Running to 23 June 2018 this haunting dramatic monologue is adapted by Rona Munro from Strout’s 2016 New York Times best-selling short novel of the same name.
Unsteady after an operation, Lucy Barton wakes to find her mother sitting at the foot of her bed. She hasn’t seen her in years, and her visit brings back to Lucy her desperate rural childhood, and her escape to New York. As she begins to find herself as a writer, she is still gripped by the urgent complexities of family life.