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Flowers for Mrs Harris playing at the Riverside Studios

For Ada Harris, day-to-day life is spent cleaning houses.

But one day when she is working for a wealthy client in Belgravia, she happens upon a Dior dress that takes her breath away.

In that moment, Ada has an epiphany and sets off on a journey that will change her life.

From the cobbled streets of post-war London to the magical avenues of Paris, Ada changes the lives of everyone she meets along the way, but can she let go of her past and finally let her own life blossom?

Based on the novel by Paul Gallico, Flowers for Mrs Harris is a celebration of kindness, friendship and carrying on in the face of grief.

The play will run for nine weeks at the Riverside Studios in Hammersmith from September 30.

A cast of 12 play 25 characters between them including Jenna Russell as the lead, Ada Harris.

Ms Russell said: “Ada Harris is a dream role in an exceptional piece by Rachel Wagstaff and Richard Taylor.

“I’m thrilled to be part of this amazing team, bringing Flowers For Mrs Harris to the Riverside Studios.

“Reading the play had a profound effect on me, and I can’t wait to see how that translates to a live experience, for the actors and audience alike.”

Flowers for Mrs Harris will be on at Riverside Studios until November 26.

 

Picture: Jenna Russell Picture: Riverside Studios

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