Due to overwhelming demand The Ferryman is now booking until 19 May 2018.
Please note that West End performances of The Ferryman take place at the Gielgud Theatre. Evening shows begin at 7pm, matinees at 1:30pm.
“Vanishing. It’s a powerful word, that. A powerful word.”
Northern Ireland, 1981. The Carney farmhouse is a hive of activity with preparations for the annual harvest. A day of hard work on the land and a traditional night of feasting and celebrations lie ahead. But this year they will be interrupted by a visitor.
“You can’t bury the past.”
Jez Butterworth‘s previous work at the Royal Court includes The River and the multi-award winning Jerusalem.Director Sam Mendesmakes his Royal Court debut.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
‘Butterworth and Mendes deliver shattering tale of passion and violence’