The Ferryman
The Ferryman

The Ferryman Tickets

Following unanimous critical acclaim and widespread demand for tickets, Jez Butterworth’s epic new play The Ferryman is booking to 19 May 2018 at the Gielgud Theatre. Directed by Sam Mendes, the play premiered at the Royal Court, becoming the fastest-selling show in the theatre’s history.

Northern Ireland, 1981. The Carney farmhouse is a hive of activity with preparations for the annual harvest. A day of hard work on the land and a traditional night of feasting and celebrations lie ahead. But this year they will be interrupted by a visitor.

Please note: evening performances start at 7pm


Key Information

Booking from:
Sat 16th December 2017

Booking until:
Sat 19th May 2018

Min price: £20.00
Max price: £132.00


What the Press Say

Butterworth has done it again. Miss this and you’ve missed a marvel
- The Telegraph

Butterworth and Mendes deliver a shattering tale of passion and violence. All the performances are invested with the same intense detail.
- The Guardian

A shattering feast of intricate storytelling
- Evening Standard

Directed with detailed humane mastery by Sam Mendes. It has the feel of an unearthed, instant classic
- The Independent

Play of the year
- Time Out

Sneak Peak


Gielgud Theatre Information

Address: Gielgud Theatre, 35-37 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6AR

London Underground Nearest tube: Piccadilly Circus

London Underground Tube lines: Bakerloo, Piccadilly

Directions Directions from Piccadilly Circus :

(3mins) Take Shaftesbury Avenue along the side where the famous illuminated signs are. The theatre will be on your left about 100 metres along.

Rail Nearest rail: Charing Cross

Buses Bus routes: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 12, 14, 19, 38; (Regent Street) 6, 13, 15, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453

Night Buses Night buses: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, N19, N38; (Regent Street) 6, 12, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453, N3, N13, N15, N109, N18, N136

Parking Parking: Brewer Street (3mins)

Congestion Charge In congestion zone?: Yes

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.

Get directions