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Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman

Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman

Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman steers into 2018

First Published 30 June 2017, Last Updated 30 June 2017

Jez Butterworth’s highly acclaimed drama The Ferryman, directed by Sam Mendes, is extending its West End run at the Gielgud Theatre until 6 January 2018.

Having originally opened at the Royal Court to widespread critical commendation earlier this year, the production transferred to the Shaftesbury Avenue venue this month, and will now continue to thrill London audiences into the New Year.

Produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Neal Street Productions and Royal Court Theatre Productions, the epic new play centres on the Carney family farmhouse as it prepares to celebrate the annual harvest. But the ghosts of the family’s past come back to haunt them with the emergence of a long-buried development, and the appearance of an unwelcome visitor.

Starring multi award-winning actor, director and writer Paddy Considine, alongside Laura Donnelly and Genevieve O’Reilly, The Ferryman features design by Rob Howell, with lighting by Peter Mumford, and sound and original music by Nick Powell.

It follows the overwhelming international success of Butterworth’s previous West End play Jerusalem, along with acclaimed hits Mojo, The Winterling and The River.

Book your tickets to The Ferryman today.

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