The Old Vic presents 4000 Miles, starring Timothée Chalamet and Eileen Atkins.Matthew Warchus directs Eileen Atkins (The Crown; The Height of the Storm, West End/Broadway) and Timothée Chalamet (Lady Bird; Call Me By Your Name) this spring in Amy Herzog’s Pulitzer Prize for Drama nominated play 4000 Miles.
‘It was to finish something I started. Micah and I started something. I finished it. That’s it. People want to make it really complicated but it’s not’
At the beginning of the summer 21-year-old Leo set out from the West Coast cycling across America with his best friend. After weeks of radio silence, no one is more surprised than his 91-year-old grandmother, Vera, when Leo turns up on her Manhattan doorstep in the middle of the night.His life just starting, hers nearly ended, in a faded Greenwich Village apartment their griefs collide.