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Life of Pi
Life of Pi
Life of Pi
Life of Pi
Life of Pi

Life of Pi Tickets

Wyndham's Theatre, London
Life of Pi
Wyndham's Theatre, London
Based on the best-selling novel

Following a critically and commercially successful world premiere at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre, Life of Pi transfers to Wyndham’s Theatre in London. Life of Pi is in London from 15 Nov. 2021 - 27 Feb. 2022, with Life of Pi tickets on sale now.

Life of Pi is a play that’s based on Yann Martel’s Man Booker Prize-winning novel of the same name. Life of Pi centres on the title character, the sole human survivor of a shipwreck along with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. Together, the boy, the beast and a menagerie must learn to coexist on a lifeboat as they battle for survival.

Life of Pi is an epic voyage across the ocean, adapted beautifully for the stage by Lolita Chakrabarti. Chakrabarti’s works include Red Velvet at the Garrick Theatre and Hymn at the Almeida Theatre. In 2021, Chakrabarti was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to drama.

The Life of Pi novel was adapted into a film in 2012 which, directed by Ang Lee, was a huge success. Grossing over $600 million at the box office, the film, which starred Suraj Sharma, was nominated for nine Academy Awards, taking home four including Best Director and Best Original Score.

Chakrabarti's stage adaptation premiered at Sheffield Theatres in June 2019 to positive reviews from theatre critics. The Life of Pi play features inventive direction by Max Webster, with life-size puppets designed by Nick Barnes and Finn Caldwell.

The Life of Pi cast in London will be the original cast that performed in Sheffield. Hiran Abeysekera will play the role of Pi.

Given the success of the play in Sheffield, Life of Pi was always going to transfer to the West. Life of Pi tickets are now on sale for this highly anticipated production which comes to Wyndham’s Theatre, from November 2021.

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Covid safety

This venue has additional Covid-19 safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of the staff, performers, and guests.

This venue is complying with the latest industry 'See It Safely' guidelines.


Previews from |
15th November 2021
Opening date |
2nd December 2021
Booking from |
14th November 2021
Available until |
27th February 2022
Closes |
27th February 2022
Categories |
Lolita Chakrabarti, based on the book by Yann Martel
Simon Friend in association with Playing Field and Robert Bartner
Cast list:
Hiran Abeysekera, Mina Anwar, Sagar Arya, Alex Chang, Fred Davis, Tom Espiner, Kirsten Foster, Daisy Franks, Raj Ghatak, Nuwan Hugh Perera, Romina Hytten, Sarah Kameela Impey, Tom Larkin, David K.S. Tse, Syreeta Kumar, Deeivya Meir, Habib Nasib Nader and Scarlet Wilderink
Other info:
Puppetry: Finn Caldwell

Wyndham's Theatre Venue Information

Wyndham's Theatre, 32-36 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DA
Nearest tube:
Leicester Square

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Latest Life of Pi News & Features

Photo credit: Life of Pi (Photo by Johan Persson)
New performance dates announced for ‘Life of Pi’ at Wyndham’s Theatre
Monday, 14 December, 2020, 11:10
UPDATE: New dates added on 20 April 2021 After the initial performance dates of Life of Pi were postponed, a new performance schedule has now been announced. Life of Pi will now open at the Wyndham’s Theatre on 14 Nov. 2021, with performances to 9 Jan. 2022. Based on Yann Martel’s award-winning novel, Life of Pi follows Pi, a young Indian boy who survives a shipwreck. Left with just a Bengal tiger for company, the pair coexist on a lifeboat as they struggle to...
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Hiran Abeysekera to lead Life of Pi cast at the Wyndham’s Theatre
Friday, 31 January, 2020, 10:09
The full casting for Life of Pi’s West End transfer has been announced, ahead of opening at the Wyndham’s Theatre this summer. Based on Yann Martel’s Man Booker Prize-winning novel, Lolita Chakrabati’s award-winning stage adaptation transfers from Sheffield to London, with members of the original cast reprising their performances in the upcoming West End production. Hiran Abeysekera to play Pi Following his performance as the titular character in Sheffield,...
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