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David Dawson and company of Aristocrats celebrate opening night at Donmar Warehouse

Lyndsey Turner directs this revival of Brian Friel's 1979 play

David Dawson and Elaine Cassidy
© Dan Wooller for WhatsOnStage

Lyndsey Turner's production of Brian Friel's Aristocrats opened at the Donmar Warehouse last week, check out our gallery from the opening night below.

Friel's piece follows the children of the O'Donnell family who return to their ancestral home to find out it has begun to decay.

The production stars David Dawson, Paul Higgins and Elaine Cassidy alongside James Laurenson, David Ganly, Emmet Kirwan, Aisling Loftus, Ciaran McIntyre and Eileen Walsh.

In her review for WhatsOnStage, Sarah Crompton said: "Dawson is particularly impressive as Casimir."

The piece has design by Es Devlin, costume design by Moritz Junge, lighting design by Paule Constable, sound design by Christopher Shutt, composition by Alex Baranowski and movement direction by Jonathan Watkins.

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