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The Pillowman Tickets

London
Duke of York's Theatre
30 Aug 2020 - 17 Oct 2020

“The Pillowman is a spellbinding stunner of a play.” Ben Brantley, New York Times

Martin McDonagh’s Olivier Award-winning play The Pillowman makes its eagerly anticipated West End Premiere following its London debut at the National Theatre.

‘The first duty of a storyteller is to tell a story’. Or was it ‘The only duty of a storyteller is to tell a story.’

In a totalitarian state a Writer is questioned by the authorities about a spate of murders that bear similarities to his short stories. Is this life imitating art or something more sinister? This black comedy widely regarded as one of the greatest plays of the past 25 years, examines the role of the artist in society and asks what price we pay for freedom of expression.

With an all-star cast including Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Nocturnal Animals, Nowhere Boy) and Steve Pemberton (The League of Gentlemen, Inside No. 9), Matthew Dunster (Hangmen, True West) directs the first major revival of Martin McDonagh’s (Hangmen, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) electrifying and savagely funny play at the intimate Duke of York’s Theatre for a strictly limited season from 24 July.

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Run time

TBC

Opening date

August 30th, 2020

Closing date

October 17th, 2020

Categories

Play

Venue

Duke of York's Theatre

Show schedule

Sorry, no performance schedule available.

Videos and Photos

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Duke of York's Theatre Information

Duke of York's Theatre
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.

Cast and creative

By: Martin McDonagh Director: Matthew Dunster Cast list: Steve Pemberton, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

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