A Portrait Of Space Resized.

A Portrait of Space: The Life and Loves of Roland Penrose

By Antony Penrose
Directed by David Burrough

Minerva TheatreTicketsPrice: from £18


Using mainly the words of Roland Penrose and his friends set to a stream of images, this drama introduces us to the surrealist artist and his two wives, Valentine Boué and Lee Miller, alongside fellow artist from Penrose’s life including Man Ray, Leonora Carrington, Edward James and Pablo Picasso. This production is a collaboration between Farleys House, the former home of Penrose and Miller, and West Dean College, home of the Edward James collection and archive.

Running time 1 hour and 50 minutes including a 15 minute interval.

Image: ‘Roland Penrose, Mougins, France 1937’ by Lee Miller (P0198) © Lee Miller Archives, England 2017. All rights reserved. leemiller.co.uk

Cast & Creatives

Antony Penrose


David Burrough

Running Time
1 hour and 50 minutes including a 15 minute interval