Now extended until 23 November
Extra seats released
Hayley Atwell (Captain America, Life of Crime, The Faith Machine, A View from the Bridge) stars in the Olivier Award-winning The Pride directed by Jamie Lloyd, following on from the critically-acclaimed productions of Macbeth starring James McAvoy and The Hothouse starring Simon Russell Beale and John Simm, in a thrilling season of work for Trafalgar Transformed. Also starring Harry Hadden-Paton (Posh, She Stoops to Conquer, Flare Path), Al Weaver (Inadmissible Evidence, Coram Boy, Hamlet) with Mathew Horne (Gavin and Stacey, Bad Education, Charley's Aunt).... Read more >>
Running time: 2h 15m
Now extended until 23 November
Extra seats released
By Alexi Kaye Campbell
Directed by Jamie Lloyd
Hayley Atwell (Captain America, Life of Crime, The Faith Machine, A View from the Bridge) stars in the Olivier Award-winning The Pride directed by Jamie Lloyd, following on from the critically-acclaimed productions of Macbeth starring James McAvoy and The Hothouse starring Simon Russell Beale and John Simm, in a thrilling season of work for Trafalgar Transformed. Also starring Harry Hadden-Paton (Posh, She Stoops to Conquer, Flare Path), Al Weaver (Inadmissible Evidence, Coram Boy, Hamlet) with Mathew Horne (Gavin and Stacey, Bad Education, Charley's Aunt).
What is the point of this stupid, painful life if not to be honest? If not to stand up for what you are in the core of your being?
Philip, Oliver and Sylvia exist in a complex love triangle which spans over half a century, living and loving simultaneously in 1958 and the present against a background of changing attitudes towards homosexuality.
Past and present worlds grind together and melt apart, yet the future and its promise of sexual liberation remains ever elusive, as societal repression gives way to self-deception.
The Pride is Alexi Kaye Campbell’s hilarious and heart-felt landmark play about courage, compassion and the fear of loneliness in life’s journey towards self-discovery.
Design for Jamie Lloyd's season is by Soutra Gilmour, winner of the 2012 Evening Standard award for Best Design.
Age guidance 16+
Contains scenes of a sexual nature.
As part of the Trafalgar Transformed season all tickets will go on sale at £15 on Mondays. Half of these will be made available through a special outreach scheme led by the Ambassador Theatre Group Creative Learning Department, targeted towards schools and first-time theatregoers. The other half will be released monthly to the public at the beginning of each month for 24 hours, and will be available online or at Trafalgar Studios box office.
£15 Monday tickets will go on sale for the below performances on 1 October at 10am for 24 hours only.
14 October, 21 October, 28 October, 4 November
‘The Pride is faultlessly brilliant. An absolute must see’
**** ‘Stylish, zippy and surprisingly funny’
**** ‘Brilliant, vibrant and ingenious’
**** ‘An era-spanning masterpiece’
**** ‘Thought-provoking, witty and deeply affecting’
**** ‘Superb. A work of art’
**** 'A modern classic'
The Sunday Times
**** ‘Jamie Lloyd a master of powerful and socially engaged theatre’
**** ‘Hayley Atwell is mesmerising’
**** ‘Mathew Horne’s comic timing is brilliant’
The Independent on Sunday
**** ‘Harry Hadden-Paton is painfully good’
‘Al Weaver is outstanding’
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.
East Is East Audio Described Performance
Monday 17 November, 7.30pm
East Is East Captioned Performance
Monday 1 December, 7.30pm
The Ruling Class Audio Described Performance
Monday 9 March, 7.30pm
The Ruling Class Captioned Performance
Monday 9 February, 7.30pm
Trafalgar Studios 1 & 2 are accessible for Wheelchair Users. The main entrance to the theatre is on Whitehall. The Foyer, Foyer Bar and Box Office are on street level.
For Studio 1 you can enter the foyer step free, take the lift to the lower level then a stair lift brings you to the front of the auditorium. The Wheelchair Spaces are in the front row and are clear view.
For Studio 2 access is step free into the foyer, take the lift to the lower level then there is level access into the auditorium. The Wheelchair space is again in the front row & clear view.
If Wheelchair Patrons would rather transfer into a seat then the wheelchair can be stored during the performance and brought back to you at the end of the show.
The infrared hearing loops now work in Rows B-G in Studio 1 (best reception in more central seats); in Studio 2 best reception is in A5-8, B6-9 C7-10 or D7-8. Devices are at the Box Office, £10 deposit 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.
Guide Dogs are permitted in the auditorium or can be looked after by staff during the show.
The disabled toilet is on the lower level in the Studio Bar and can be reached by Wheelchair Users from the foyer and from both auditoriums.
By bus: 3 11 12 24 53 77a 88 91 139 159 453
Charing Cross and Embankment (Northern and Bakerloo)
Book online: Use the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 7632
Customer Service: 0844 871 7615
Groups Bookings: 0844 871 7644
Access Bookings: 0844 871 7677
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