The Entertainer Prod Shot

The Entertainer

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Opera House Manchester

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Mon 28 Oct 2019 - Sat 02 Nov 2019

  Tickets available from £13.00
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1982: Archie Rice is a washed-up entertainer playing a summer season. As his soldier son sails with the Task Force to liberate the Falklands, his daughter Jean returns from campaigning against the war, and Archie’s professional and personal lives collide with devastating consequences.

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Shane Richie takes on the role memorably created on stage and screen by Laurence Olivier, alongside Diana Vickers and the Olivier award-winning Sara Crowe.

One of the most iconic roles in theatre.
- Daily Telegraph
If there was ever a state-of-the-nation play, this is it.
- The Guardian

For the first time since its premiere in 1957, John Osborne’s classic is given a vibrant new setting and an electric new vision in Sean O’Connor’s exciting production.

From the writer of Look Back in Anger, The Entertainer was chosen as one of the greatest plays of the 20th Century by Michael Billington (chief theatre critic of The Guardian).

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What the critics say

The Entertainer is as British as a seaside postcard with as much to say today as it did then.
- Evening Standard
A landmark state-of-the-nation play.
- The Observer

Opera House Manchester

3 Quay St, Manchester M3 3HP, UK
Deansgate Station
Box office open on performance days only. Customers collecting tickets for a show can do so 90 minutes prior to a matinee performance, and 2 hours prior to an evening performance. The box office will close 15 minutes after the last performance starts.
Palace Theatre Box Office is open Monday - Saturday 12:00 - 18:00 (on performance days closes 15 min after the performances start). On Sundays, the box office will open 2 hrs prior to the performance and close 15 minutes after the performance starts.
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Bars are situated on all levels of the theatre.
Avoid the queues and be our guest in the Ambassador lounge. Add some sparkle to your night out and enjoy a show with bespoke service.
The cloakroom is situated in the foyer.

Originally The New Theatre, it opened on Boxing Day, 1912. It went through several iterations, being renamed once before becoming the Opera House in 1920. It's also been used for different functions; as a cinema in WW2, then a bingo hall before reopening as a theatre again in 1984. Since, it has hosted magnificent shows like Barnum and Phantom of the Opera.

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Opera House Manchesterchange

Mon 28 Oct 2019 - Sat 02 Nov 2019
3 Quay St, Manchester M3 3HP, UK
Mon - Fri at 7.30pm
Weds & Sat at 2.30pm
For bookings of 10 or more please contact our group teams as below;
West End venues, Group Line 020 7206 1174 or email [email protected]
All other venues please call 020 7206 1179 or email [email protected]