The Son in the West End: Amanda Abbington, Laurie Kynaston and more discuss the show's transfer

The show first opened at the Kiln Theatre in north London

Amanda Abbington in The Son
Amanda Abbington in The Son
WhatsOnStage went into rehearsals for the West End transfer of Florian Zeller's The Son to talk to the cast and director Michael Longhurst.

Amanda Abbington, Laurie Kynaston, John Light and Amaka Okafor reprise their roles in the show, which follows what happens when teenager Nicolas begins to unravel as his family breaks down.

It is the first West End transfer for the Kiln Theatre since it reopened last year. The play, the latest of Zeller's works to be translated by Christopher Hampton, is the final work in the playwright's trilogy of pieces, which also include The Mother and The Father.

The piece has designer by Lizzie Clachan, lighting design by Lee Curran, composition and sound design by Isobel Waller-Bridge and casting by Amy Ball

It is currently booking until 2 November.