Centring on a tempestuous love triangle between a vivacious interior designer, Gilda, playwright Leo and artist Otto, the play was initially banned by British censors but finally made its London premiere in 1939.
A host of young actors joined the company to celebrate last night, including Natalie Dormer, Christian Camargo, Juliet Rylance, Sinead Matthews, Chris New, Eddie Redmayne and Andrew Scott's Sherlock nemesis, Benedict Cumberbatch.
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