Belvoir is set to stage its first show since the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to close its doors earlier in the year. Adhering to strict COVID-Safe guidelines, the company will present A Room of One’s Own, which was due to open in April, across September and October.

Anita Hegh stars in A Room of One’s Own

“This has been the longest six months in Belvoir’s history, but we are back doing what we live for and it feels utterly lovely,” said Belvoir’s Artistic Director Eamon Flack. “Of course theatre in COVID times will be a little different, but theatre has always found its way and it will find its way with masks and social distancing. Artists and audiences together will discover a new and temporary normal for the experience of theatregoing. Nothing can stop the human need to gather for stories. It’s that simple”.

Anita Hegh will star in the performance of Virginia Woolf’s 1929 classic text, which has been adapted for the stage by Carissa Licciardello (who is directing) and Tom Wright.

“It’s not just an electrifying piece of writing,” Flack told Limelightwhen the 2020 season was announced last year. “There’s...