The Ferryman at the Gielgud Theatre

Gielgud Theatre, Soho

Dates until 19 May 2018

Suitable for 14+ years

Best Bits

Following unanimous critical acclaim and widespread demand for tickets, Jez Butterworth's epic new play The Ferryman at the Gielgud Theatre has become 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.

  • Directed by Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes
  • The Ferryman opened to five-star reviews across the board and marks a hat-trick of acclaimed plays from Jez Butterworth
  • Tickets for The Ferryman at the Royal Court Theatre broke records, selling out in record time.
  • A shattering tale of passion and violence
  • A rich deeply involving play about the shadows of the past and the power of silent love

★★★★★ from GUARDIAN | DAILY TELEGRAPH | TIMES | TIME OUT | DAILY EXPRESS | SUNDAY EXPRESS | INDEPENDENT | FINANCIAL TIMES | DAILY MAIL | METRO | OBSERVER | IRISH POST | MAIL ON SUNDAY | EVENING STANDARD

“Leaves you overwhelmed by the power of great theatre” - Huffington Post

“A class of its own" - The Times

“A monumental achievement” - Time Out

‘Miss this and you’ve missed a marvel’ - Dominic Cavendish l The Telegraph

Dates and Prices

Dates:

  • 20 June 2017 – 19 May 2018
  • Monday to Saturday 7.00pm, Wednesday and Saturday matinees 1.30pm. 

Price Information:

  • Tickets available from £15
  • Offer Available On Selected Tickets!
Need to Know
  • Age Guidance 14+ Contains strong language
  • The Ferryman running time: 3 hours (15 minute interval with a few minutes pause between Acts Two & Three)
  • The animals which appear in this production are highly trained and experienced in being onstage and are expertly cared for by a team of certified trainers, who ensure their welfare is safeguarded at all times. The producers work with the trainers and veterinary specialists to ensure the highest standards of wellbeing for the animals, following animal charity guidelines.
  • No exchanges or refunds after purchase.
Plan your Visit

Address and Contact Info

Gielgud Theatre
35-37 Shaftesbury Avenue
London
W1D 6AR

Nearest Station: Piccadilly Circus
Nearest Park: St Anne's Churchyard Gardens
from £15