TV And Film Stars To See In The West End This Month
We can’t deny it, we do get a bit excited when we know one of our favourite TV or film stars is going to be in a West End show. If seeing a well-known performer is the cherry on top of a wonderful show, there are lots of productions to get excited over right now. Here’s our guide on which celebs you can see in a London theatre over the next few weeks.
Where you know him from: Sherlock, Spectre
Where you can see him: Catch Andrew in the critically-acclaimed production of Hamlet, now at the Harold Pinter Theatre after it’s run at the Almeida. Andrew brings a sadness and darkness to Hamlet that has audiences raving about his performance. You can see the show with exclusive Rush tickets for just £15.
Where you know him from: A Room For Romeo Brass, Hot Fuzz, My Summer of Love, Submarine
Where you can see him: Paddy stars in Jez Butterworth’s incredible new play The Ferryman. Directed by Sam Mendes, Paddy makes his stage debut in this brooding Irish drama set in 1980s rural Derry. As a reformed IRA activist, Paddy’s character struggles to put the past behind him when an unexpected visitor arrives at his family’s harvest celebration. Unlock exclusive £25 Rush tickets to The Ferryman, available for every performance.
Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell
Where you know them from: Sienna – Factory Girl, The Edge of Love. Jack – Skins, Harry Brown, Money Monster.
Where you can see them: You can see them both in the steamy Southern drama, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, by Tennessee Williams. With the Summer heat bringing things to a boil, Brick (Jack) and his wife Maggie (Sienna) must face the fact that their marriage is a sham in the face of Brick’s father’s ill health. Will they be cut out of the will if their secret is discovered? Enter now for your chance to win £20 tickets with our exclusive Lottery.
Stockard Channing and Freema Agyeman
Where you know them from: Stockard – Grease, The West Wing. Freema – Doctor Who, Sense8
Where you can see them: See them both in the tense family drama Apologia, now playing at Trafalgar Studios. Stockard plays Kristin Miller, a fiery liberal matriarch and respected art historian. Her birthday gathering should have been a cause for celebration, but the recent publication of her memoir has brought inner family turmoil bubbling to the surface. You can get £15 Rush tickets, available at 10am every day.
Where you know her from: Harry Potter, Bridget Jones’ Baby, Trainspotting 2, Okja
Where you can see her: Shirley has received rave reviews for her performance in Girl From The North Country, which features the iconic music of Bob Dylan. In 1934, times were hard for rural US communities, and Duluth, Minnesota was no different. When a preacher selling bibles and a boxer looking for a comeback show up in the middle of the night, things start to spiral beyond the point of no return.
Michelle Fairley and Faye Marsay
Where you know them from: Michelle – The White Princess, Fortitude. Faye Marsay – Black Mirror, The White Queen. Both – Game of Thrones
Where you can see them: The pair both appeared together previously in the hit series Game of Thrones, and now you can see them in the revival of Jim Cartwright’s 80s British drama, road, now playing at the Royal Court. The play follows the lives of those who live along an unnamed road in Lancashire. With unemployment rife, the inhabitants of the road turn to drink and other fun-seeking activities to combat their sadness. See road now with exclusive Rush tickets for just £20.