The Ferryman at the Gielgud Theatre

Gielgud Theatre, 35-37 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6AR
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Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman at the Gielgud Theatre.

Following a sell-out run at the Royal Court Theatre, Jezz Butterworth’s highly anticipated new play The Ferryman will transfer to the West End’s Gielgud Theatre.

Directed by Sam Mendes (SkyFall, Spectre), The Ferryman is set in rural Northern Ireland in 1981, the height of the troubles; a mighty family epic with generations of one family crammed into its dynamic world.

The Ferryman runs from 20 June 2017 until 19 May 2018 at the Gielgud Theatre.


“Vanishing. It’s a powerful word, that. A powerful word.”

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.

“This family can take care of its own.”


Bríd Brennan, Paddy Considine, Turlough Convery, Laura Donnelly, Fra Fee, Tom Glynn-Carney, Stuart Graham, Gerard Horan, Carla Langley, Des McAleer, Conor MacNeill, Rob Malone, Dearbhla Molloy, Eugene O’Hare, Genevieve O’Reilly and Niall Wright with further casting to be announced.


The Ferryman, written by Jez Butterworth, directed by Sam Mendes, with design by Rob Howell, lighting by Peter Mumford and music and sound by Nick Powell.


★★★★★ Butterworth has done it again. Miss this and you’ve missed a marvel – Daily Telegraph
★★★★★ Butterworth and Mendes deliver a shattering tale of passion and violence – Guardian
★★★★★ A shattering feast of intricate storytelling – Evening Standard
★★★★★ It has the feel of an unearthed, instant classic – The Independent
★★★★★ It is something special – The Times
★★★★★ It’s a stunning piece of writing: teeming with life; haunted by death – Financial Times


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Gielgud Theatre

Address: 35-37 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6AR
Nearest Underground: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 38
Nearest car parks: Chinatown, Soho
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