The Shawshank Redemption Prod Shot

The Shawshank Redemption

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Richmond Theatre
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Mon 30 Jan - Sat 4 Feb 2023
  Tickets available from £13.00
subject to a transaction fee of £3.80
Play
2 hours 7 minutes
incl. interval
Based on the 1982 novella Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption, the play examines desperation, injustice, friendship and hope behind the claustrophobic bars of a maximum-security facility.

Richmond Theatre

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Mon 30 Jan - Sat 4 Feb 2023
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Richmond, TW9 1QJ
2 hours 7 minutes incl. interval
Mon - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30
Age guidance 12+ years
For group bookings of 10 or more:

Why go and see it?

The acclaimed stage version of the nation’s favourite movie

The 1994 feature film regularly voted Britain’s favourite ever movie, starred Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman and was nominated for seven Academy Awards.

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Despite protests of his innocence, Andy Dufresne is handed a double life sentence for the brutal murder of his wife and her lover. Incarcerated at the notorious Shawshank facility, he quickly learns that no one can survive alone. Andy strikes up an unlikely friendship with the prison fixer Red, and things take a slight turn for the better. However, when Warden Stammas decides to bully Andy into subservience and exploit his talents for accountancy, a desperate plan is quietly hatched…

Joe Absolom’s impressive TV career has barely seen him off our screens in 25 years: from Matthew Rose in EastEnders to Al Large in Doc Martin, Christopher Halliwell in A Confession and Andy Warren in The Bay. Ben Onwukwe boasts a 30-year stage career including leading roles with the RSC and Royal Court, as well as 11 years on TV as Recall McKenzie in London’s Burning and more recently, the role of Jackson Donckers in Professor T.

Adapted by Owen O’Neill and Dave Johns

Directed by David Esbjornson

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Richmond Theatre

Richmond Theatre, The Green, Richmond, TW9 1QJ
Richmond (District Line), Overground (SW Trains)
The Box Office is open for 90 minutes prior to the performance commencing. See 'What's On' section for performance times
There is a bar on each level of the theatre
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There is no cloakroom available at this venue.

Richmond Theatre is established as one of the most successful theatres in the country, presenting a wide range of quality drama, record breaking musicals, opera, dance and family entertainment each year, Richmond Theatre welcomes a quarter of a million theatre goers to over 40 outstanding productions annually, performing for about 49 weeks every year!

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Richmond Theatre

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Mon 30 Jan - Sat 4 Feb 2023
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Richmond, TW9 1QJ
2 hours 7 minutes incl. interval
Mon - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30
Age guidance 12+ years
For group bookings of 10 or more: