The Height of the Storm

The Height of the Storm

The Height of the Storm

The Height of the Storm


André and Madeleine have been in love for over fifty years. This weekend, as their daughters visit, something feels unusual. A bunch of flowers arrive, but who sent them? A woman from the past turns up, but who is she? And why does André feel like he isn’t there at all?

Christopher Hampton’s translation of Florian Zeller’s The Height of the Storm was first performed at Richmond Theatre, London, and opened in the West End at Wyndham’s Theatre in October 2018.


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  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Target Audience: Adult


Florian Zeller

Florian Zeller is a French novelist, playwright, screenwriter and filmmaker. He came to prominence with his third novel, The Fascination of Evil, which was awarded the prestigious Prix Interallié and nominated for the Prix Goncourt in 2004. Between 2004 and 2020 Zeller ...
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Christopher Hampton

Christopher Hampton became involved in theatre while studying French and German at Oxford University, and wrote a play in his first year.

The Royal Court's subsequent production was so successful that it transferred to the Comedy Theatre while he was still a student, making hi ...

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