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A psychiatrist is brought the most testing case of his life when he meets Alan Strang, a seventeen year old with an obsession with horses. Read More >

Equus by Oscar award-winning Peter Shaffer opened at the National Theatre in 1973 and has since been performed worldwide, including the 2007 production starring Richard Griffiths and Daniela Radcliffe. Now starring Simon Callow and introducing Alfie Allen, the production comes to Richmond Theatre.

Psychiatrist Martin Dysart is brought the most testing case of his career by magistrate Hester Saloman (Linda Thorson). He has the task of trying to cure seventeen year old Alan Strang whose obsession with horses and an encounter with stablehand Jill (Laura O'Toole) has led him to behave in the most dangerous way.



Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 19/05/2008

Closing Night: 24/05/2008

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Cast & Creative


Simon Callow, Alfie Allen, Linda Thorson, Laura O'Toole


Author - Peter Shaffer