Upstart Crow

Upstart Crow breaks

About the show

Ben Elton brings his critically acclaimed and much adored BBC sitcom UPSTART CROW to its natural home, the stage, with an all-new comic play set to delight London's West End. Starring David Mitchell, once more donning the bald wig and bardish coddling pouch in his iconic characterisation of Will Shakespeare and Gemma Whelan as the sweet and fragrant Kate. 'Tis 1605 and England's greatest playwright is in trouble. Will Shakespeare has produced just two plays; Measure for Measure, which according to King James was incomprehensible bollingbrokes by any measure, and All's Well That Ends Well which didn't even end well. Will desperately needs to maketh a brilliant new play to bolster his reputation and avoid being cast aside by King and country. But Will's personal life is encountering more dramatic twists and turns than any theatrical story he can conjure. How the futtock can a Bard be expected to find a plot for a play whilst his daughters run amok and his house is used as refuge for any old waif and stray. As time runs out, can Will hold on to his dream of being recognised now and for all time, as indisputably the greatest writer that ever lived, or will family woes thwart Will's chances of producing his masterwork?

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Children

Children aged under 5 will not be admitted.

Performances

Monday to Saturday evenings @ 7:30pm

Wednesday & Saturday matinees @ 2:30pm

Running time - 2hr (inc. interval)

Booking until - 25/04/2020

Important information

All persons under the age of 16 must be accompanied by and sat next to the accompanying adult. They may not sit on their own within the auditorium. If children do have separate seats you could be refused entry. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket.

Gielgud Theatre

Shaftesbury AvenueLondon
W1V 7HB

Nearest tube - Piccadilly Circus

Seating information - The theatre is split into 3 tiers: the Stalls are at the ground level, with the Dress Circle on the 1st floor and the Grand Circle at the top.

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