About Fortune's Fool

Fortune’s Fool was last produced on Broadway in 2002 with Alan Bates and Frank Langella both winning Tony Awards. This Old Vic production of Fortune’s Fool marks its West End debut.

A pair of newlyweds arrive at their country estate to be welcomed by Kuzovkin, the penniless gentleman-in-residence. 

Their wealthy and mischievous neighbour Tropatchov (Richard McCabe) calls by for a seemingly innocent celebratory lunch. Fuelled by champagne the proceedings degenerate, leading to a shocking revelation with far-reaching consequences.

Fortune's Fool Performance Dates & Times

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Old Vic Theatre

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Where is Fortune's Fool?

103 The Cut London SE1 8NB
  • Nearest Bus stop: (Waterloo Road) 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 521, X68; (Mepham Street) 211, 243, 507
  • Parking: Waterloo Station (4mins)
  • Nearest Night Bus: (Waterloo Road) 139, 176, 188, N1, N68, N171; (Mepham Street) 243
  • Nearest Tube: Waterloo & City, Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee
  • Directions:

    (7mins) Take Mepham Street (100 metres) down to Waterloo Road. Turn right on Waterloo Road, but keep left as the theatre is 100 metres further along on the opposite corner.

  • Nearest Station: Waterloo

Facilities

  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible