The Ferryman

The Ferryman

Following a five star, sold out run at the Royal Court Theatre, Jez Butterworth's epic new play The Ferryman transferred to the West End. Directed by Sam Mendes, The Ferryman has received unanimous critical acclaim being called “an instant classic” (Independent) and “the hottest of hot tickets” (Guardian).  

Please note: evening performances start at 7pm

Booking from: Monday, 20th November 2017
Booking until: Saturday, 19th May 2018

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Following unanimous critical acclaim and widespread demand for tickets, Jez Butterworth’s epic new play The Ferryman is booking to 19 May 2018 at the Gielgud Theatre. Directed by Sam Mendes, the play premiered at the Royal Court, becoming the fastest-selling show in the theatre’s history.

Northern Ireland, 1981. The Carney farmhouse is a hive of activity with preparations for the annual harvest. A day of hard work on the land and a traditional night of feasting and celebrations lie ahead. But this year they will be interrupted by a visitor.

Please note: evening performances start at 7pm

Play of the year
Time Out

Directed with detailed humane mastery by Sam Mendes. It has the feel of an unearthed, instant classic
The Independent

A shattering feast of intricate storytelling
Evening Standard

Butterworth has done it again. Miss this and you’ve missed a marvel
The Telegraph

Butterworth and Mendes deliver a shattering tale of passion and violence. All the performances are invested with the same intense detail.
The Guardian


Gielgud Theatre on the Map

Read more info about Gielgud Theatre.

Address:
35-37 Shaftesbury Avenue
London
W1D 6AR

How to get there: (3mins) Take Shaftesbury Avenue along the side where the famous illuminated signs are. The theatre will be on your left about 100 metres along.

Nearest underground: Leicester Square

Buses: 14, 19, 38