Ghosts at the Trafalgar Studios starring Lesley Manville

Trafalgar Studio One, London

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Lesley Manville stars in the West End transfer of Ibsen’s Ghosts, following a sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, directed and adapted by Richard Eyre.

The critically acclaimed new production of Ibsen’s classic drama Ghosts transfers from the Almedia Theatre into the West End’s Trafalgar Studios for a strictly limited run.

Adapted and directed by Richard Eyre, winner of best director for Ghosts at the 2013 Evening Standard Theatre Awards, this stellar productions stars Lesley Manville (Grief, Another Year) as Helene Alving , alongside alongside Brian McCardie, Will Keen, Jack Lowden and Charlene McKenna.

In the play, Helene Alving has spent her life suspended in an emotional void after the death of her cruel but outwardly charming husband. She is determined to escape the ghosts of her past by telling her son, Oswald, the truth about his father. But on his return from his life as a painter in France, Oswald reveals how he has already inherited the legacy of Alving’s dissolute life.

The must-see play of the Winter.


“A magnificent performance [by Lesley Manville]” The Guardian

“Spell-binding” Independent

“Powerfully moving” Metro

“Compellingly vibrant” Evening Standard


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Theatre: Trafalgar Studios

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Running Time: 90 minutes

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Trafalgar Studio One, 14 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY
Nearest Tube or Train: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 9, 11, 12, 24, 29, 53, 77A, 88, 153, 159

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