Wuthering Heights

National Theatre – Lyttelton Stage
3 Feb 2022 – 19 Mar 2022

Wuthering Heights

A co-production with Wise Children, Bristol Old Vic and York Theatre Royal
based on the novel by Emily Brontë
adapted by Emma Rice


The epic story of love, revenge and redemption. 

Rescued from the Liverpool docks as a child, Heathcliff (Ash Hunter) is adopted by the Earnshaws and taken to live at Wuthering Heights.

In their daughter Catherine (Lucy McCormick), Heathcliff finds a kindred spirit and a fierce love ignites. But, when forced apart, a brutal chain of events is unleashed.

Shot through with music and dance, Emma Rice (Bagdad CafeWise ChildrenBrief Encounter) transforms Emily Brontë’s masterpiece into a passionate, powerful and uniquely theatrical experience.


Location and Time

Running Time: approx. 2 hours 50 mins including one interval
Performance Schedule



Mon – Sat, 7.30pm
Running time: 2 hours and 50 minutes including interval


Wed & Sat, 2.00pm
Running time: 2 hours and 50 minutes including interval

Accesibility and accessible performances

Access performances
Audio-described performance
Sat 26 February at 2pm with a Touch Tour at 12.30pm
Captioned performance
Wed 23 February at 2pm
BSL performance:
Sat 5 March at 2pm
Smart caption glasses
Available for performances from Saturday 12 February, 2pm.