Rose Theatre Kingston’s production of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin will transfer to the West End for an eight-week run at the Harold Pinter Theatre this summer. Based on the best-selling novel by Louis de Bernières, the play is an epic love story set on a Greek island where a doctor lives on the island with his daughter Pelagia, and it follows the Italian captain Antonio Corelli during the Italian and German occupation during the Second World War.
Captain Corelli's Mandolin Tickets
Following a critically-acclaimed run at Rose Theatre Kingston, Captain Corelli's Mandolin, based on the best-selling novel by Louis de Bernieres, will transfer to the West End at the Harold Pinter Theatre from July 2019.
Cephalonia 1941. Captain Corelli, an enigmatic young Italian officer, is posted to the idyllic Greek island as part of the occupying forces. Shunned by the locals at first, he proves to be civilised, humorous and a consummate musician. The Captain is soon thrown together with Dr Iannis’ strong-willed and beautiful daughter Pelagia, who discovers all the complexities of love, and how it can blossom in the most unexpected and profound way.