Yippee Ki Yay Tickets

King's Head Theatre, London
Booking to 31 December 2022
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Joyfully funny new show

Enjoy this acclaimed retelling of classic film Die Hard from Richard Marsh – Fringe First-winner, London poetry slam champion, BBC Audio Drama Best Scripted Comedy Drama award-winner and New York cop (one of these is untrue).

This joyfully funny show makes its London debut following rave reviews for its premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe, and ahead of an international tour.

Yippee Ki Yah is booking until 31 December 2023 at King’s Head Theatre London.

What's the story of Yippee Ki Yay?

When gunmen seize an LA skyscraper, off-duty policeman John McClane is the hostages’ only hope. This uplifting action romp (and unauthorised parody) pays affectionate tribute to the iconic 80s festive fan favourite. Essential viewing for Hans Gruber superfans and newcomers alike.

Who is in the cast of Yippee Ki Yay?

Performed by Richard Marsh. Alternate perform: Darrel Bailey.

Please note that Darrel Bailey will be performing on Tue 6 Dec – Sun 11 Dec, Sat 17 Dec, Sat 24 Dec, Tue 27 Dec & Wed 28 Dec 3.00pm.

Who are the creative team of Yippee Ki Yay?

Written by Richard Marsh. Directed by Hal Chambers with movement and associate direction by Emma Webb, lighting by Robbie Butler and sound design and music by Ben Hudson.

Reviews of Yippee Ki Yay

★★★★ 'A masterly balancing act and an epically entertaining show' - The Times
★★★★ 'Whether you’re a Die Hard fan or not, it guarantees happy trails' - The Guardian
★★★★ 'Playful, inventive… a genius creation' - Mail on Sunday

Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 31 December 2022
Running time
1 hour 15 minutes (no interval)
Performance days
Evenings: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Matinees: Saturday

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

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Important Notes

Content warning: divorce, foot trauma, German terrorists

Venue Information

King's Head Theatre, 115 Upper Street, London, N1 1QN
Nearest Tube or Train: Angel(Northern Line), Highbury & Islington (Victoria Line or Overground)
Nearest Buses: 4, 19, 30, 43

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