Booking to 20 May 2023
A thrilling new play based on the high court trial between Rebekah Vardy and Coleen Rooney in the West End.
Following critical and audience acclaim Vardy v Rooney: The Wagatha Christie Trial transfers to the Ambassadors Theatre in April 2023 for a limited 6-week season.
Directed by Lisa Spirling, artistic director of Theatre503 in Battersea, and from the producers of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution, the play is adapted from seven sensational days of High Court transcripts by playwright Liv Hennessy, allowing audiences to witness the case of Rebekah Vardy v Coleen Rooney unfold in their own words.
Vardy v Rooney: The Wagatha Christie Trial runs from 6 April 2023 until 20 May 2023 at the Ambassadors Theatre London.
What's the story of Vardy v Rooney: The Wagatha Christie Trial?
A story stranger than fiction that blurs the boundaries of tabloid scoop, court case and soap opera, this trial explores privacy and celebrity in modern Britain whilst asking who is Davy Jones and where exactly is his locker? While the country was captivated, only a handful of people witnessed what happened behind closed doors. Now you can too.
Who is in the cast of Vardy v Rooney: The Wagatha Christie Trial?
The cast includes Lucy May Barker (Mamma Mia!) as Rebekah Vardy and Laura Dos Santos (Yes So I Said Yes) as Coleen Rooney.
The cast also includes Jonathan Broadbent (My Night with Reg) as Hugh Tomlinson QC, Tom Turner as David Sherborne and Nathan McMullen (Misfits) playing multiple roles including Wayne Rooney and Jamie Vardy.
Joining the lineup is Halema Hussain (Father and the Assassin) playing multiple roles including Caroline Watt and Harpreet Robinson, and Verna Vyas, making her West End debut as Mrs Justice Steyn. Understudies include Tom Sullivan and Ceili O’Connor.
Who are the creative team of Vardy v Rooney: The Wagatha Christie Trial?
The play is adapted by Liv Hennessy, directed by Lisa Spirling, designed by Polly Sullivan, the lighting designer is Ben Bull, the sound designer is Richard Hammarton and Lizzie Manwaring is assistant director.
Reviews of Vardy v Rooney: The Wagatha Christie Trial★★★★ "A beautifully judged mixture of fact and fancy" - The Times
★★★★ "Gripping and funny" - Daily Mail
★★★★ "Lisa Spirling directs the result to make a springy insta-success" - Observer
★★★★ "Hilarious and gripping" - Evening Standard
★★★★ "Theatrical entertainment" - Sunday Times
Matinees: Thursday, Saturday
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Venue InformationAmbassadors Theatre, West Street, London, WC2H 9ND
Nearest Tube or Train: Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 40, 176