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Production shot of An Enemy of the People in London, featuring Matt Smith and Jessica Brown Findlay.
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About An Enemy of the People

Doctor Who and House of the Dragon star Matt Smith makes his West End debut in An Enemy of the People, coming to the Duke of York’s Theatre in 2024. Unveil the truth within this classic Ibsen play, and book An Enemy of the People tickets now on London Theatre.

An Enemy of the People is a timeless masterpiece that explores ethics, truth and societal responsibility. Set in a coastal town reliant on its thriving spa industry, the play tells the tale of Dr Thomas Stockmann, who stumbles upon a harrowing truth about the spas. However, his revelation triggers a chain of events that threaten to fracture the very fabric of the community.

Thomas Ostermeier conceived and directed this production of An Enemy of the People in the West End, which is the first English-language production of his acclaimed German adaptation of the classic play. Ostermeier is known for his bold adaptations of works by classic playwrights, and he often recontextualises these plays to address modern themes.

An Enemy of The People had enjoyed a rich and diverse history of global productions. Since its Norwegian debut in 1883, the play has resonated with audiences worldwide, transcending linguistic and cultural boundaries. This time around, London audiences will also get a live look at the talents of Smith, known for playing the 11th doctor in Doctor Who and Prince Daemon Targaryen in House of the Dragon.

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Access performances

Tues 12 March at 7.30pm - BSL Interpreted Tues 19 March at 7.30pm - Audio Described

Run time

2 hours 15 mins including interval

Start date

6th February, 2024

End date

13th April, 2024

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Age

TBC

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556 Reviews

Alex Room

Alex Room

212 Reviews | 42 Followers
100
Must see, Great writing, Entertaining, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if thought provoking political mindful thinking

Don’t see it if you don't like intense plays where focus if needed

MarkE

MarkE

327 Reviews | 18 Followers
85
Intense, Edgy, Great acting, Ambitious, Clever

See it if You want your ideas challenged and a thought provoking time at the theatre.

Don’t see it if You don't like the breaking of the fourth wall

Tanya 3031

Tanya 3031

38 Reviews | 0 Followers
84
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You see the value of truth no matter what the cost. You are a fan of Matt Smith who acts so naturally. You want to see Ibsen is relevant

Don’t see it if You can’t convince yourself that things can change. You don’t like a bit of audience participation. You don’t want staging to take over

filthycop

filthycop

46 Reviews | 1 Followers
98
Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you like amazing great political very funny clever amazing cast good music and a dog

Don’t see it if you're a grumpy tory

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Our Review

'An Enemy of the People' review – Matt Smith is electrifying in this revolutionary, rock 'n' roll Ibsen

4 of 5
21 Feb 2024, 00:00
Read our review of An Enemy of the People, starring Matt Smith and Jessica Brown Findlay, now in performances at the Duke of York's Theatre to 13 April.

Stars on stage

An Enemy of the People cast and creative team

By: Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Thomas Ostermeier and Florian Borchmeyer
Director: Thomas Ostermeier
Cast list: Matt Smith (as Dr. Thomas Stockmann), Jessica Brown Findlay (as Katharina Stockmann), Priyanga Burford (as Aslaksen), Zachary Hart (as Billing), Paul Hilton (as Peter Stockmann), Nigel Lindsay (as Morten Kiil), Shubham Saraf (as Hovstad)
Design: Jan Pappelbaum
Costumes: Natasha Jenkins
Lighting: Urs Schönebaum
Sound: Ben and Max Ringham
Other info: Wall paintings by Katharina Ziemke, original costume design by Nina Wetzel, original lighting design by Erich Schneider, original sound design by Malte Beckenbach and Daniel Freitag

Venue

104 St Martin's Lane, London, United Kingdom, WC2N 4BG

Directions

Location: West End
Railway station: Charing Cross
Bus numbers: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 29, 176; (Strand) 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 87, 91, 139
Night bus numbers: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 176, N5, N20, N29, N41, N279; (Strand) 6, 23, 139, N9, N15, N11, N13, N21, N26, N44, N47, N87, N89, N91, N155, N343, N551
Car park: Chinatown (5mins)
Directions from tube: (5mins) Take Charing Cross Road to St Martin’s Court, head down until the end and then take a right onto St Martin’s Lane until you reach the theatre on your right.

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Frequently asked questions

Who wrote An Enemy of the People?

Henrik Ibsen wrote An Enemy of the People. Some of his other famous works include A Doll's House, Hedda Gabler, and Ghosts. Ibsen's plays are known for their complex characters and themes.

Who directed An Enemy of the People?

Thomas Ostermeier directs the 2024 West End adaption of An Enemy of the People. Ostermeier is a prominent and innovative German theatre director known for his groundbreaking work in contemporary theatre. He pushes boundaries of traditional theatre and challenges the audience to tackle complicated themes.

Is An Enemy of the People appropriate for kids?

An Enemy of the People is appropriate for audiences 12 and older, and it is generally not suitable for young children. The themes, including ethics, truth, societal responsibility, and corruption, may not be appropriate or engaging for children.

Is An Enemy of the People good?

An Enemy of the People is a significant and influential play in theatre history. The show is widely regarded as a classic of dramatic literature and has received critical acclaim for its thought-provoking themes, complex characters, and enduring relevance. And with the talents of Matt Smith and Thomas Ostermeier coming together, this production promises to be a uniquely thrilling one.

What is An Enemy of the People about?

Doctor Who's Matt Smith will star in Henrik Ibsen's classic play, Enemy of the People at the Duke of York Theatre for a limited time only. Watch as a doctor confronts a town's corrupt leadership when he discovers dangerous pollution in the local spa's water. Learn more about Enemy of the People tickets on London Theatre.

Where is An Enemy of the People playing?

An Enemy of the People is playing at Duke of York's Theatre. The theatre is located in 104 St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG.

How long is An Enemy of the People?

The running time of An Enemy of the People is 2 hours 15 mins including interval

What's the age requirement for An Enemy of the People?

The recommended age for An Enemy of the People is TBC.

How do you book tickets for An Enemy of the People?

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