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To Kill A Mockingbird

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Gielgud Theatre, London
To Kill A Mockingbird
Gielgud Theatre, London
All rise for the Broadway transfer

This production of To Kill A Mockingbird is a Broadway transfer, following a hugely successful run. The West End transfer was announced on 31st October 2019, marking the one year anniversary since the production opened on Broadway at the Shubert Theatre. Jeff Daniels received critical acclaim for his work in the role of Atticus. Writing for New York Theatre Guide, Mark Shenton wrote: "The production makes for gripping, seriously absorbing theatre with a top-flight Broadway cast, led by the grave but sympathetic Jeff Daniels."

To Kill A Mockingbird will begin previews at the Gielgud Theatre on 27 May 2021. The opening night of To Kill A Mockingbird is now currently scheduled for 17 June 2021.

Harper Lee's story of racial injustice has sold 45 million copies worldwide, with 2020 marking the 60th anniversary of its publication. 

The play tells the story of young Scout and her father Atticus Finch, a lawyer tasked with defending a local, Tom Robinson, who is accused of rape. The novel explores justice and racial tension in a small Southern town, and is one of the best-selling novels of all-time. 

Bartlett Sher, whose recent London work includes The King and I and Oslo, directed the production when it premiered at the Schubert Theatre in New York. It broke a box office record when it grossed $1.5 million in a single week. 

The To Kill A Mockingbird running time on Broadway is 2 hours and 35 minutes, including one interval. To Kill A Mockingbird is ecommended for audience members aged 12 and over.

To Kill A Mockingbird will begin previews at the Gielgud Theatre on 27th May 2021.


Previews from |
27th May 2021
Opening date |
17th June 2021
Booking from |
27th May 2021
Available until |
6th November 2021
Run time |
2 hours 35 minutes (One interval)
Categories |
 Age Suitability 11+
Harper Lee, adapted for the stage by Aaron Sorkin
Sonia Friedman, Scott Rudin
Bartlett Sher
Songs by:
Original score by Adam Guettel
Jennifer Tipton
Scott Lehrer
Miriam Buether
Ann Roth

Gielgud Theatre Venue Information

Gielgud Theatre, 35-37 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6AR
Nearest tube:
Piccadilly Circus

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Photo credit: Cast of To Kill A Mockingbird (Photo by Julieta Cervantes)
Everything you need to know about ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ in London
Wednesday, 27 January, 2021, 11:56
All rise for the newest West End play, To Kill A Mockingbird. Following a rape case in southern America as told through the eyes of a child, To Kill A Mockingbird is often considered one of the best books ever. Now, after record-breaking performances on Broadway, the stage adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel transfers to London, thereby extending its court session. Adapted by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Bartlett Sher, To Kill A Mockingbird will go down as one of the...
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To Kill a Mockingbird starring Rhys Ifans extends run in the West End
Thursday, 20 February, 2020, 10:00
Tickets have been released for the West End transfer of Broadway hit To Kill a Mockingbird as the run in London has been extended by two months. Based on the modern classic novel by Harper Lee, Aaron Sorkin’s play tells the story about small-town lawyer Atticus Finch who is tasked with representing the defence during a high-profile rape case at a time when racism and prejudice is rife throughout middle America. It comes to London after Bartlett Sher’s production wowed...
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Rhys Ifans to play Atticus Finch in West End To Kill a Mockingbird
Friday, 15 November, 2019, 09:22
Rhys Ifans is set to star as Atticus Finch in the upcoming West End production of To Kill a Mockingbird. Ifans, who is currently starring in On Bear Ridge at the Royal Court, will play the central character in Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s best-selling novel which centres on a small-town lawyer defending a local black man on trial for rape. The Welsh actor’s previous West End credits also include Exit the King at the National Theatre, Scrooge in the Old Vic...
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Bartlett Sher’s To Kill A Mockingbird to transfer to West End in summer 2020
Thursday, 31 October, 2019, 09:20
Bartlett Sher’s award-winning production of To Kill A Mockingbird is set to transfer to the West End from Broadway in May 2020, it has been announced. Based on the legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Harper Lee, Aaron Sorkin’s new play opened in New York one year ago today to critical acclaim, starring Academy Award winner Jeff Daniels. To Kill A Mockingbird will transfer to London’s Gielgud Theatre from 21st May 2020, with performance dates and ticket details set...
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