When elderly widow Daisy Werthan crashes her car one day in 1948, her son hires her a chauffeur, an African-American named Hoke Colburn. Daisy and Hoke’s relationship gets off to a rocky start, but as times change across a 25 year backdrop of prejudice, inequality and civil unrest, a profound and life-altering friendship blossoms in this acclaimed comedy drama.... Read more >>
Running time: 90 mins no interval
When elderly widow Daisy Werthan crashes her car one day in 1948, her son hires her a chauffeur, an African-American named Hoke Colburn. Daisy and Hoke’s relationship gets off to a rocky start, but as times change across a 25 year backdrop of prejudice, inequality and civil unrest, a profound and life-altering friendship blossoms in this acclaimed comedy drama.
From its landmark off-Broadway production in 1987 to the remarkable success of the 1989 film version, which was the winner of four Academy Awards including Best Picture, Driving Miss Daisy has touched the hearts of millions worldwide.
From her multi award-wining performance in I, Claudius to the epic film Dune, from a Tony nominated performance of Marlene on Broadway to Cabaret in the West End, Dame Siân Phillips has enjoyed a dazzling career which spans more than seven decades.
RSC actor and legendary children’s show presenter, Derek Griffiths’ numerous West End credits include the original production of Beauty and the Beast in which he originated the role of Lumière and the Child Catcher in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
‘A fine and indeed noble piece of work, I was amused, gripped and deeply moved’
A booking fee of £2.90 will be added to each ticket.
In addition, all bookings made through ATG Tickets for this venue are subject to a £2.85 Transaction fee.
All Super Seats include choice of nibble box, welcome drink and programme or theatre gift.
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Upcoming Access Performances:
Wonderland – Signed Performance – Thursday 10th August 7.30pm
The Gruffalo - Signed Performance - Saturday 19th August 1.30pm
Railway Children – Audio Described – Wednesday 30th August 2.30pm
Railway Children – Caption Performance – Thursday 31st August 7pm
Awful Auntie – Audio Described – Friday 3rd November 7pm
As you Like it – Caption Performance – Thursday 9th November 7.30pm
As you like it – Audio Described - Friday 10th November 7.30pm
Deathtrap – Signed Performance – Wednesday 15 November 7.30pm
BalletBoyz – Audio Described and Signed Performance - Saturday 2nd December 7.30pm
Aladdin - Signed Performance – Friday 5th January 2018 7pm
Aladdin – Audio Described –Tuesday 9th January 2018 7pm
Aladdin - Relaxed Performances – Wednesday 10th January 2018 1pm
The Stalls, Stalls Bar and an adapted toilet are accessible to wheelchair users. Please note this
venue does not have a lift and access for wheelchair users is restricted to the
Stalls level only.
An induction loop is fully installed in the auditorium. There are a limited number of headsets for the infra-red hearing system which should be booked in advance at the Box Office. Headsets are available from the kiosk in the foyer on payment of a returnable deposit (£5).
Hearing dogs and guide dogs are welcome in the theatre. Please inform the Box Office at the time of making your booking.
There is an adapted toilet on the Stalls level.
Approach by the A316.
20 minutes from Waterloo (SW Trains), 15 minutes by tube (District Line) from Hammersmith or London Overground from North London.
Bus routes 27, 33, 37, 65 and 71 all pass nearby the theatre. For more details visit TFL.
Book online: Use the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 7651 (Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge) Opening hours: Mon - Sat 9am - 10pm and Sun 10am - 8pm (hours may vary on bank holidays)
Customer Service: 0844 871 7627
Groups Bookings: 0207 206 1175 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge
Access Bookings: 0800 912 6971
Stage Door / Admin:* 020 8332 4500
*please note it is not possible to assist
with bookings on this number
ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority. As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.
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