The critically acclaimed production from English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East of Peter Shaffer’s award-winning play Equus transfers to the West End for a strictly limited season.
When teenager Alan Strang’s pathological fascination leads him to blind six horses in a Hampshire stable, psychiatrist Dr. Martin Dysart is tasked with uncovering the motive behind the boy’s actions. As Dysart delves into Alan’s world of twisted spirituality, passion and sexuality, he begins to question his own sanity and motivations in a world driven by consumerism.
Equus will feature scenes with nudity, strong language and adult themes and is unsuitable for audience members under 16 years of age. There will be strobe lighting during the production for 7 seconds. The running time of Equus is approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes, including an interval.
Contains themes of violence, discussions of mental health, scenes of sexual violence, full frontal nudity and strong language.
Performance contains strobe lighting, smoking on stage, haze.
Now taking bookings for performances from Mon 26th August 2019 until Sat 7th September 2019.
Show times for each day are below.
Bus routes: (Whitehall) 3, 11, 12, 24, 53, 88, 91, 159, 453; (Strand) 6, 9, 13, 15, 23, 29, 87, 139, 176
Night buses: (Whitehall) 12, 24, 53, 88, 159, 453, N2, N3, N5, N11, N18, N20, N44, N52, N87, N91, N97, N109, N136, N155, N381 (Strand) 6, 23, 139, 176, N9, N13, N15, N21, N26, N29, N41, N47, N89, N279, N343, N551
Nearest rail: Charing Cross
Tube lines: Bakerloo, Northern
Nearest tube: Charing Cross
Directions from Charing Cross :
(5mins) Head left on the main road Strand. Follow Trafalgar Square around onto Whitehall and the theatre’s on your right.
Car park: Some people may still know Trafalgar Studios as the Whitehall Theatre. Use both names if asking for directions.
In congestion zone?: Yes
Infrared hearing loop
Please note: The location shown on the map is an approximate location of the theatre. In the majority of cases the theatre will be marked on the map so please make sure you locate the exact location yourself. If the theatre is not shown on the map please make sure you locate the correct road name and take account of the directions.
Trafalgar Studio One, London
2 hours 35 minutes