The House of Special Purpose

Neal Street Productions commissioned this new play by Heidi Thomas (writer of Cranford and Lilies for the BBC). The House of Special Purpose received its world premiere in a co-production with Chichester Festival Theatre 20th June - 22nd August 2009.

The play chronicles the familial relationships of the four daughters of the royal Romanov family as they're held in captivity by soldiers in Siberia, 1918, quite unaware of their impending fate.