The Ferryman

The Ferryman

Having opened to rave 5-star reviews at the Royal Court Theatre and selling out its entire run before opening, the highly anticipated production of Jez Butterworth’s new major drama The Ferryman transfers to the West End's Gielgud Theatre in June. Multi award-winning actor, director and writer Paddy Considine is joined by Laura Donnelly and Genevieve O’Reilly in the production directed by Sam Mendes. 

Booking from: Tuesday, 25th July 2017
Booking until: Saturday, 6th January 2018

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Having opened to rave 5-star reviews at the Royal Court Theatre and selling out its entire run before opening, the highly anticipated production of Jez Butterworth’s new major drama The Ferryman transfers to the West End's Gielgud Theatre in June. Multi award-winning actor, director and writer Paddy Considine is joined by Laura Donnelly and Genevieve O’Reilly in the production directed by Sam Mendes. 

Rural Derry, 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.

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