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Discover the relationship between football, identity, and gentrification.
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About Red Pitch

Terrell Williams definitely scored with his hit debut play set in a south London football ground – and it’s back by popular demand. Following a sell-out run at the Bush Theatre, it’s now tackling the capital’s hip new venue @sohoplace, giving audiences another chance to catch this nimble show. Get your boots on and book your Red Pitch tickets on London Theatre.

Williams’s Red Pitch play follows three black teenagers, wannabe footballers, and lifelong friends. Confident Bilal has his dad in the corner – but plenty of pressure too. Omz has caring responsibilities for his younger brother and grandad, while goalie Joey is sensibly taking a course in business.

All three have a shot at making their dreams come true, with a tryout for football team QPR. But the world around them is changing, and not necessarily for the better as far as they’re concerned, with the council’s modernisation plans. Will they lose their community and their homes to gentrification?

Just like another recent West End hit, Dear England, you don’t have to know anything about football to be drawn into Williams’s writing and Daniel Bailey’s brilliantly detailed Red Pitch London production.

The Olivier Award-nominated play is just as much about the teenage experience, the intensity and occasional challenges of close friendships, family dynamics, and wider themes around how and where we live, and what makes a home.

It’s clear that the material has already struck a chord with audiences, following a successful debut run in 2022 and another encore run at the Bush Theatre last year. Now it’s coming to the exciting West End venue @sohoplace, which has championed plenty of new work – such as the hit musical The Little Big Things.

Kedar Williams-Stirling (Sex Education), Emeka Sesay (The Power) and Francis Lovehall (Small Axe) all reprise their roles in this latest run of the play.

Don’t miss this winning team in action: book your Red Pitch tickets today on London Theatre.

Run time

1 hour 30 mins (no interval)

Start date

March 15th, 2024

End date

May 4th, 2024

Age

14+

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Our Review

'Red Pitch' review – this nimble play scores with its celebration of friendship

4 of 5
12 Sep 2023, 14:42
Read our four-star review of football drama Red Pitch, by Tyrell Williams, now in performances at the Bush Theatre to 30 September.

Red Pitch cast and creative team

By: Tyrell Williams
Director: Daniel Bailey
Cast list: Francis Lovehall, Emeka Sesay, Kedar Williams-Stirling

Venue

2 Soho Place, London, England, W1D 3BG

Directions

Railway station: Euston
Bus numbers: (Tottenham Ct Rd Station) 7, 10, 14, 24, 29, 73, 134, 242; (New Oxford St) 1, 8, 25, 55, 98, 176, 390
Night bus numbers: (Tottenham Ct Rd Station) 7, 10, 14, 24, 134, 242, N7, N29, N35, N68, N73, N253, N279; (New Oxford St) 25, 176, 390, N1, N8, N41, N55, N98, N171, N207
Car park: YMCA Great Russell Street (2mins), Holborn Selkirk House Museum Street (5mins)
Directions from tube: The theatre can be seen from the station, on the corner of the crossroads between Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Street.

More information about Red Pitch

Show schedule

Day of weekMatineeEvening
Monday-7:30 PM
Tuesday-7:30 PM
Wednesday3:00 PM7:30 PM
Thursday-7:00 PM
Friday-7:30 PM
Saturday-7:30 PM
Sunday--

Frequently asked questions

What is Red Pitch about?

Red Pitch, celebrated by critics as a “remarkable, next-level coming-of-age story” by acclaimed writer Tyrell Williams, transfers to London’s newest West End theatre, @sohoplace, following 2 sold-out, award-winning runs at the Bush Theatre.

How long is Red Pitch?

The running time of Red Pitch is 1 hour 30 mins (no interval).

Where is Red Pitch playing?

Red Pitch is playing at Soho Place. The theatre is located in London, England, W1D 3BG.

How much do tickets cost for Red Pitch?

Tickets for Red Pitch start at £25.

What's the age requirement for Red Pitch?

The recommended age for Red Pitch is 14+.

How do you book tickets for Red Pitch?

Book tickets for Red Pitch on London Theatre.

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