The Weir

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 19TH APRIL 2014

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Dates:
16th January 2014 until 19th April 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
From Jan 16, Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed, Sat 3pm (press night Jan 22, 7pm, no mat perf Jan 18, 22), ends Apr 19
 
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The WeirConor McPherson's drama transfers to London's West End in January 2014 following a hugely successful run at the Donmar Warehouse in 2013. McPherson's The Weir was first premiered in 1997 when it won the Evening Standard, Critics' Circle and Olivier Award for Best New Play. Now 15 years on, with The Donmar's Josie Rourke directing, this modern classic is enjoying a revival. Opening with the gathering of three men in a rural Irish pub, a routine daily pint is soon interrupted by the arrival of a further friend and a female companion. The presence of the woman encourages the men to embark on telling stories that have a supernatural theme. Delving into tales of Irish folklore, ghosts, fairies and mysterious happenings, one story is eventually told that is so realistic and chilling that it surpasses anything the men could have envisaged. Original cast members Brian Cox, Risteard Cooper and Dervla Kirwan return for this staging at Wyndham's Theatre in Soho.

 

About Wyndham's Theatre

Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's The Boy Friend which ran for 2078 performances before transferring to Broadway. During the sixties and early seventies, stars such as Alec Guinness, Vanessa Redgrave and Diana Rigg all took to its stage. More about Wyndham's Theatre

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The Weir  From Left, Brian Cox, Peter McDonald, Ardal O'Hanlon & Risteard Cooper in The Weir at Donmar, 2013. Photo by Helen Warner  

   
The Weir - From Left, Brian Cox, Peter McDonald, Ardal O'Hanlon & Risteard Cooper in The Weir at Donmar, 2013. Photo by Helen Warner

The Weir From Left, Brian Cox, Peter McDonald, Ardal O'Hanlon & Risteard Cooper in The Weir at Donmar, 2013. Photo by Helen Warner 

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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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City Thameslink Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
China Town Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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SkylightSkylightSkylightCarey Mulligan makes her West End debut starring as the former lover of Bill Nighy in Stephen Daldry's revival of David Hare's Skylight. Originally staged at the National Theatre in 1995, when it was recipient to the Lawrence Olivier Award for Best Play, Skylight returns to the London stage, opening at the Wyndham's Theatre in June. The play follow24th July 2014Saturday 23rd August 2014 Where:
Wyndham's Theatre,   Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DA
Category: event
Skylight
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  6th June to 23rd August 2014
VENUE  Wyndham's Theatre 
Carey Mulligan makes her West End debut starring as the former lover of Bill Nighy in Stephen Daldry's revival of David Hare's Skylight. Originally staged at the National Theatre in 1995, when it was recipient to the Lawrence Olivier Award for Best Play, Skylight returns to the London stage, opening at the Wyndham's Theatre in June. The play follow... More about this event
 
King Charles IIIKing Charles IIIKing Charles IIICharles has to decide how to rule, following the death of the Queen and a lifetime of waiting in King Charles III, Mike Bartlett's latest drama which imagines the accession and reign of Charles, Prince of Wales. The award-winning British playwright (who has won titles for 'Artefacts', 'Cock', and 'Love, Love, Love', and was BAFTA nominated 2nd September 2014Saturday 29th November 2014 Where:
Wyndham's Theatre,   Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DA
Category: event
King Charles III
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  2nd September to 29th November 2014
VENUE  Wyndham's Theatre 
Charles has to decide how to rule, following the death of the Queen and a lifetime of waiting in King Charles III, Mike Bartlett's latest drama which imagines the accession and reign of Charles, Prince of Wales. The award-winning British playwright (who has won titles for 'Artefacts', 'Cock', and 'Love, Love, Love', and was BAFTA nominated ... More about this event
 
 

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Skylight
Skylight
Theatre | Until 23rd August 2014 

Wyndham's Theatre

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Theatre | Until 25th October 2014 

Noel Coward Theatre 1 minute walk from Wyndham's Theatre

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The Late Jazz Jam
Concerts | Until 25th September 2014 

The Hippodrome 1 minute walk from Wyndham's Theatre

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Theatre | Until 20th September 2014 

Duke of York's Theatre 1 minute walk from Wyndham's Theatre

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Leicester Square Theatre 2 minutes walk from Wyndham's Theatre

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Aliens Love Underpants
Theatre | Until 3rd August 2014 

Leicester Square Theatre 2 minutes walk from Wyndham's Theatre

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Theatre | Until 17th August 2014 

Arts Theatre 2 minutes walk from Wyndham's Theatre

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th July 2014 

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