A Mirror Tickets

Almeida Theatre, London
Booking to 23 September 2023
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★★★★ “Brilliantly mischievous” – TimeOut

Jonny Lee Miller (TrainspottingElementary), Tanya Reynolds (Sex EducationScenes with Girls) and Micheal Ward (Empire of LightTop Boy) star in the world premiere of Sam Holcroft’s elusive and explosive new play, A Mirror.

Interrogating censorship, authorship and free speech, A Mirror is directed by Jeremy Herrin (Best of Enemies). 

The production is running at the Almeida Theatre from 15 August to 23 September.

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What's the story of A Mirror?

“I do solemnly declare, of my own accord and without coercion, according to the constitution of this country, and the oath I have sworn to its people and its leadership, that I know not of any lawful impediment why I Joel may not be joined in marriage to Leyla.” 

With great pleasure Leyla and Joel invite you to celebrate their marriage. Dress code is smart casual. Doors at 7.30pm, followed by the exchange of vows. And at the signal, the entertainment will begin.  

(This performance is being staged without a licence from the Ministry. We recognise the risk that each and every one of you is taking by attending, and we salute your courage.)  

Who is in the cast of A Mirror?

The cast features Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting; Elementary), Tanya Reynolds (Sex Education; Scenes with Girls) and Micheal Ward (Empire of Light; Top Boy).

Completing the cast are: Sara HoughtonAaron NeilGeoffrey Streatfeild and musician Miriam Wakeling.

Who are the creative team of A Mirror?

Written by Sam Holcroft, Directed by Jeremy Herrin.

Set and Costume Designer: Max Jones; Lighting Designer: Azusa Ono; Sound Designer and Composer: Nick Powell; Fight Director: Jonathan Holby; Casting Director: Jessica Ronane CDG

Reviews of A Mirror

★★★★ "Sam Holcroft’s drama delights" - The Guardian
★★★★ "Sam Holcroft’s brilliantly mischievous censorship satire" - TimeOut
★★★★ "This sharp satire about state censorship" - The Stage
★★★★ "Jonny Lee Miller is fantastic in this drama about art and censorship" - The Independent
★★★★ "Miller gives an entertainingly inflated performance" - Telegraph

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Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 23 September 2023
Running time
2 hours (no interval)

Venue Information

Almeida Theatre, Almeida Street, London, N1 1TA
Nearest Tube or Train: Highbury & Islington (Victoria / Overground), Angel (Northern)
Nearest Buses: 4, 19, 30 or 43, 38, 56, 73, 341 and 476

Ticket Information

Official London Theatre tickets for  A Mirror at the Almeida Theatre, London

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News about A Mirror

Jonny Lee Miller, Tanya Reynolds and Micheal Ward to star in A Mirror at Almeida Theatre
Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting; Elementary), Tanya Reynolds (Sex Education; Scenes with Girls) and Micheal Ward (Empire of Light; Top Boy) will star in the world premiere of elusive and explosive new play A Mirror by Sam Holcroft (Rules for Living) . Interrogating censorship, authorship and free speech, A Mirror is directed by Jeremy Herrin (Best of Enemies) and runs at the Almedia Theatre from 15 August to 23 September 2023. Further plans for the show including a West End transfer have not yet been announced. Jonny Lee Miller returns to the Almeida having previously appeared in Festen and the Almeida’s production of Ink on Broadway. His other theatre credits include Frankenstein (National Theatre, Olivier Award for Best Actor) and Someone Who'll Watch Over Me (West End). His television credits include The Crown, Elementary and Dexter. The creative team includes set and costume by Max Jones, lighting design by Azusa Ono, sound design and music by Nick Powell, fight direction by Jonathan Holby and casting director Jessica Ronane CDG. The Almeida Theatre also announced the full community company for 24 (Day): The Measure of My Dreams, the first in a trilogy of plays exploring what it means to live, work, love, pray, celebrate and mourn in Islington. The cast includes 100 community participants, aged between 16 and 98. The role of Liz will be played by Jean Woollard, who takes on her first professional acting role in 50 years. Next up at the Almeida is a new production by Rebecca Frecknall (A Streetcar Named Desire, Cabaret) of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, starring Ted lasso's Toheeb Jimoh, and Isis Hainsworth. Check out rehearsal photos of the show. The Almeida also has a West End transfer currently running, with Peter Morgan's acclaimed play Patriots now playing at the Noel Coward Theatre until 19 August 2023 starring Tom Hollander. More about A Mirror tickets in London

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