Beautiful Thing

Arts Theatre
West End

Cast includes Charlie Brooks, Thomas Law, Sam Jackson An urban love story between two young men set on an inner city housing estate. Tells the story of teenager Jamie's relationship with classmate and neighbour Ste. Together the two boys find comedy, warmth and the music of Mama Cass through their loud-mouthed next door neighbour Leah. The play depicts what it is to be sixteen, in the first flush of love, and full of optimism.

Jonathan Harvey
Nikolai Foster
Beautiful Thing Schedule
Opening date: 
Wednesday, 3 June, 2015
Booking to: 
Saturday, 11 July, 2015
6-7 Great Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JB
Nearest tube:
Leicester Square

Our Review

First produced almost 20 years ago, this play by Jonathan Harvey still seems just as fresh, just as relevant, and just as captivating as if it had been written yesterday. Since its birth, the play has been produced all over the world, and it was turned into a film in 1996, directed by Hettie MacDonald. That well-deserved success demonstrates the show's widespread and enduring appeal, which... Read more

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