Sh!tfaced Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet

Sh!tfaced Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet Tickets

Leicester Square Theatre, London
Booking to 10 September 2022
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Sh!tfaced Shakespeare is back: wilder, funnier, more outrageous and drunker than ever before!

Acclaimed theatre troupe Sh!tfaced Shakespeare® present a unique production of Romeo and Juliet at London’s Leicester Square Theatre this Summer.

Get ready for an unconventional, no-holds-barred interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, along with a six-pack of actors and enough booze to sterilise a brewery floor.  What could possibly go wrong?

Featuring historic feuds, ill-fated unions, cousins without a cause, and so many faux deaths it makes daytime TV look good.

Sh!tfaced Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet is booking from 6 July 2022 until 10 September 2022 at the Leicester Square Theatre, London.

What is Sh!tfaced Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet about?

For the uninitiated, each night before the show, an actor is given four hours to “wet the whistle” by consuming as much alcohol as they can get their hands on.  This is classical theatre as it was always meant to be seen; with a gin in one hand, a cup of wine in the other and a flagon of ale lined up next.

The revolving cast will then give Shakespeare’s famous play their signature sh!t-faced twist as they attempt to navigate the bard’s fated love story with one truly rat-arsed performer. This is Shakespearean theatre as you’ve never experienced it before…

Who’s in the cast?

The cast will consist of: Louise Lee (Nurse / Benvolia), Stacey Norris (Nurse / Benvolia), Lucy Farrar (Juliet), Jessica Brindle (Juliet ), Richard Hughes (Romeo), David Ellis (Romeo and Mercutio / Friar), Christopher Lane (Mercutio / Friar and Lord Capulet / Tybalt) and John Mitton (Lord Capulet / Tybalt).


Reviews of Sh!tfaced Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet

★★★★ “A great night out to get properly pucked up. It’s what Willy would have wanted.” - Time Out
“There is no doubt this is a hoot to watch” - Evening Standard
“Theatre for people who hate theatre” – The Sunday Times

Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 10 September 2022
Running time
To be confirmed
Performance days
Evenings: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.


Important Notes

Warning: Shit-faced Shakespeare absolutely 100% without a doubt will feature foul language and some nudity.


Venue Information

Leicester Square Theatre, 6 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7BX
Nearest Tube or Train: Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 14,19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 40, 176
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