Rupert Everett plays Oscar Wilde with Freddie Fox as Lord Alfred Douglas in David Hare's The Judas Kiss - a compelling drama about the power of all-consuming love and the cruelty of betrayal.... Read more >>
Running time: 2h 30m
Rupert Everett plays Oscar Wilde with Freddie Fox as Lord Alfred Douglas in David Hare's The Judas Kiss - a compelling drama about the power of all-consuming love and the cruelty of betrayal.
It is 1895 and Oscar Wilde's masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest, is playing in the West End after a triumphant premiere, but already the wheels are in motion which will lead to his imprisonment, downfall and vilification.
Forced to make a choice between his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, and his freedom, the ever romantic Wilde embarks on a course towards self-destruction…
Rupert Everett shot to fame in Julian Mitchell's play and subsequent film of Another Country. Since then, his leading screen roles have included My Best Friend's Wedding, The Importance of Being Earnest and St Trinians. Playing Bosie is Freddie Fox (Hay Fever, Cause Célèbre), one of the most exciting young actors in the UK .
Contains scenes of an adult nature.
There are no booking fees for this production.
However, all bookings made through ATG Tickets for this venue are subject to a £3.00 Transaction fee.
All Super Seats include choice of nibble box, welcome drink and programme or theatre gift.
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The Duke of York’s Theatre entrance is on street level where the box office, cloakroom, main foyer area and access toilet are located. The seating design incorporates two wheelchair spaces in the Royal Circle (level access), with an accompanying companion seat. Alternatively, the patron can transfer into a designated transfer seat in the Royal Circle (level access), while the wheelchair remains in the foyer with front of house staff. Please note that when sitting in the wheelchair spaces there is a restricted view but when using a seat transfer there is a clear view to the stage. Due to the listed design of the theatre, the auditorium can only accommodate a maximum of two wheelchairs per performance.
Wheelchair Space Measurements
Royal Circle Right (when looking at the stage): 85.5cm / 33 ¾ inches wide.
Royal Circle Left (when looking at the stage): 91cm / 35 ¾ inches wide.
The Duke of York's is equipped with a Sennheiser infra-red sound amplification system. To access the infra-red systems please request receiving equipment from the Box Office situated in the main foyer - a deposit of £10 is required.
There are two devices available: Induction Loop Necklace Suitable for persons wearing a hearing aid, the induction loop necklace is worn around the neck. Whilst wearing the necklace switch your hearing aid to the 'T' setting and the sound is amplified. The necklace has an adjustable volume control. Headset This device amplifies sound through earpieces similar to regular headphones. Suitable for persons without a hearing aid.
The Duke of York’s Theatre offers captioned performances in association with STAGETEXT. Captioning converts the spoken word into text that provides people with hearing loss access to live performance. In captioning, the words appear on a screen at the same time as they are sung or spoken. Captions also include sound effects and offstage noises. For more information visit www.stagetext.org.
Captioned performance dates are announced once scheduled with each show.
A maximum of two guide dogs can be admitted per performance to patrons booking an aisle seat. If preferred, front of house staff can look after the guide dog in the foyer during the performance.
The access toilet is to the right hand side of the main foyer area (level access), opposite the auditorium right entrance to the Royal Circle.
By bus: Number 24, 29 or 176 to Leicester Square.
Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, Charing Cross
Charing Cross – less than a 5 minute walk
Waterloo – approx 20 minute walk
Book online: Use the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3051 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Customer Service: 0844 871 7627
Groups Bookings: 0844 871 7644 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Access Bookings: 0844 871 7677 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.