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This show closed on December 17, 2019

About 'Master Harold’… and the boys

Hally arrives from school to hide out in his parents’ tea room. These two men have been unlikely best friends to Hally his whole life. But it is apartheid era South Africa: he’s Master Harold, and they are the boys.

Tony Award-winning playwright Athol Fugard’s semi-autobiographical and blistering masterwork explores the nature of friendship, and the ways people are capable of hurting even those they love.

Run Time

1hr 40mins (no interval)

Start Date

End Date

Extraordinary. Searing and urgent. Lucian Msamati is magnificent’
What’s on Stage
Absolutely spellbinding. Compelling and remarkable
Daily Telegraph
'Master Harold’ cuts deep. An elegantly powerful revival
Time Out

Lyttleton Theatre

National Theatre, London, SE1 9PX

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