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Following a sold-out run in 2018, Ian Rickson’s exquisite production of Brian Friel's masterpiece returns to the National Theatre.

Ciarán Hinds (Game of Thrones, Girl from the North Country) reprises his critically acclaimed role of patriarch and schoolmaster, Hugh, whose livelihood and culture are at risk.

Owen, the prodigal son, returns to rural Donegal from Dublin. With him are two British army officers. Their ambition is to create a map of the area, replacing the Gaelic names with English. It is an administrative act with radical consequences.

Age Restrictions

TBC

Performance Times

Now taking bookings for performances from Tue 3rd December 2019 until Wed 18th December 2019.

Show times for each day are below.

Mon

7.30pm

Tue

2.00pm
7.30pm

Wed

2.00pm
7.30pm

Thu

7.30pm

Fri

7.30pm

Sat

2.00pm
7.30pm

Sun

-

Olivier Theatre, National Details

Buses Icon Bus routes: (Waterloo Road) 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 521, RV1, X68

Night Buses Icon Night buses: (Waterloo Road) 139, 176, 188, 243, 341, N1, N68, N76, N171, N343

Rail Icon Nearest rail: Waterloo

London Underground Icon Tube lines: Waterloo & City, Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee

London Underground Icon Nearest tube: Waterloo

Directions Icon Directions from Waterloo :

(10mins) Follow signs for exits to the South Bank. This should lead you to an underground pedestrian passage called ‘Sutton Walk’ that emerges at the South Bank. Turn right and walk along the river Thames until you see the Nat

Parking Icon Car park: National Theatre, Upper Ground (1min)

Congestion Zone Icon In congestion zone?: Yes

Facilities at Olivier Theatre, National

Air conditioned

Bar

Disabled toilets

Infrared hearing loop

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible

Olivier Theatre, National Location

South BankLondonSE1 9PX
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Olivier Theatre, National, London

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Running time:
2 hours 30 minutes

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