The Unfriend Tickets

The Unfriend Tickets

The hilarious play returns for a limited run starring comedy legend Lee Mack.
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The Unfriend Tickets

About The Unfriend

Catch the debut play by Sherlock writer Steven Moffat, The Unfriend, in its West End return. Book your tickets for The Unfriend on TodayTix.

Peter and Debbie find themselves entangled in a sticky situation when a friend made on holiday, Elsa, with hidden Republican views, unexpectedly arrives at their house with undercover plans. As Pete and Debbie investigate Elsa online, they uncover disturbing information that makes them regret their curiosity.

Now, faced with the dilemma of cancelling Elsa's visit, the couple realises they've unwittingly invited trouble into their lives. What started as a harmless encounter becomes a tense game of cat and mouse, forcing Pete and Debbie to balance politeness with the need to protect their family from potential danger. Can they navigate this awkward and potentially dangerous situation without succumbing to embarrassment?

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Run time

1h 55m (incl. interval)

Start date

December 15th, 2023

End date

March 9th, 2024




12+ recommendation


Wyndham's Theatre

32-36 Charing Cross Road, London, United Kingdom, WC2H 0DA
Get directions


Location: West End
Railway station: Charing Cross
Bus numbers: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 29, 176; (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, 19, 38
Night bus numbers: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 176, N5, N20, N29, N41, N279; (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, N19, N38
Car park: St Martin's Lane Hotel (2mins)
Directions from tube: The theatre can be seen opposite the station.

More information about The Unfriend

In his debut play, Steven Moffat teams up with director Mark Gatiss and star Reece Shearsmith from The League of Gentlemen. Moffat boasts an impressive resume, having written over 40 episodes for the iconic series Doctor Who. This new play reunites him with Gatiss after their previous collaboration on the hit BBC series Sherlock.

Joining the cast are BAFTA Award-winning comedian Lee Mack (Not Going Out, Would I Lie To You) and Sarah Alexander (Smack The Pony, Coupling), alongside Frances Barber (Silk, Doctor Who), who will reprise her role in this comedic hit.

What to watch for

  • Moffat served as the head writer and executive producer of Doctor Who from 2010 to 2017, becoming one of the longest-serving showrunners in the series' history.
  • He introduced some of the most iconic elements in Doctor Who, including the Weeping Angels and the Eleventh Doctor's catchphrase, "Geronimo!"
  • In addition to Doctor Who, Moffat co-created the modern adaptation of Sherlock with Mark Gatiss, bringing Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's detective into the 21st century.

Frequently asked questions

What is The Unfriend about?

In Steven Moffat's debut play, a vacation friendship takes an unexpected turn when their new acquaintance not only stays in touch but moves into their home. Directed by Mark Gatiss, catch the hilariously surprising twists of The Unfriend in London's West End.

What is the running time of The Unfriend?

The Unfriend runs for 1h 55m (incl. interval).

Which theatre is The Unfriend at?

The Unfriend is at the Wyndham's Theatre, which is located in London, United Kingdom, WC2H 0DA.

How much are tickets for The Unfriend?

The Unfriend tickets start at £28.

What is the age recommendation for The Unfriend?

12+ recommendation

How do you get tickets for The Unfriend?

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