James Graham’s Ink will reportedly transfer to the Duke of York’s Theatre later this year.

The gripping drama about the birth of The Sun newspaper opened to critical acclaim at the Almeida Theatre in June.

Rupert Goold’s production stars Bertie Carvel (The Hairy Ape, Matilda) as a young Rupert Murdoch, perennial outsider, who decides to take on the Fleet Street establishment by giving the people what they wanted.

Richard Coyle (Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Coupling) plays The Sun’s revolutionary first editor Larry Lamb, the man responsible for the ground-breaking page 3 models.

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Negotiations are reportedly ongoing, however Ink is likely to run from 9 September 2017 until 6 January 2017 at the Duke of York’s Theatre.

With his forthcoming political comedy Labour of Love starring Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire running at the Noel Coward Theatre from September, James Graham will have the enviable position of having 2 plays running in the same street.

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