All the world’s a stage, especially for a show featuring William Shakespeare! After a critically-acclaimed BBC sitcom, see the West End premiere of Upstart Crow at the Gielgud Theatre, starring David Mitchell. With an original script and plenty of hilarious moments in store, get ready for a Shakespeare experience you’ll never forget.
David Mitchell will make his West End debut as William Shakespeare in Upstart Crow. Best known as one half of comedy duo Mitchell and Webb, he has appeared in the Channel 4 series Peep Show and Would I Lie To You? on the BBC.
Gemma Whelan will reprise her television appearance as Kate. Best known for playing Yara Greyjoy in Game of Thrones, her stage credits include the Pinter at the Pinter season opposite Danny Dyer and Martin Freeman.
The Upstart Crow cast is completed by Helen Monks as Susanna, Rob Rouse as Bottom, Steve Speirs as Burbage, Mark Heap as Dr John Hall, Danielle Phillips, Jason Callender and Rachel Summers.
Set in 1605, audiences meet William Shakespeare after he’s written Measure for Measure and All’s Well That Ends Well. But, both plays didn’t go down very well with the British public. Looking for inspiration for a new play, will the Bard be able to create a masterpiece and avoid being cast aside by King and country? Can he retain his prestige as one of the greatest writers that’s ever lived?
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Discounted group rates are available for parties of 10 or more people. To enquire, complete our group booking form and one of our specialist team will be in touch.
You can book from 16-Dec-2019 to 25-Apr-2020.
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(3mins) Take Shaftesbury Avenue along the side where the famous illuminated signs are. The theatre will be on your left about 100 metres along.