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Mark Haddon’s 2003 book of the same name was a monster hit with readers of every age. This is a children’s mystery but it has a wide appeal and thrills adults as much as it excites younger people. The book has been adapted by Simon Stephens to excellent effect to create a production so good it has transferred to the West End, an honour only achieved by the very best.
The Gielgud theatre is your venue for the latest play by the wonderful Jez Butterworth. That's good enough news in itself... but the James Bond director Sam Mendes is set to direct, which makes the news even more thrilling. The Ferryman was a huge hit at the Royal Court theatre, now it's due to transfer once the excellent The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time takes a final bow in early summer 2017.