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The WeirConor McPherson's drama transfers to London's West End in January 2014 following a hugely successful run at the Donmar Warehouse in 2013. McPherson's The Weir was first premiered in 1997 when it won the Evening Standard, Critics' Circle and Olivier Award for Best New Play. Now 15 years on, with The Donmar's Josie Rourke directing, this modern classic is enjoying a revival. Opening with the gathering of three men in a rural Irish pub, a routine daily pint is soon interrupted by the arrival of a further friend and a female companion. The presence of the woman encourages the men to embark on telling stories that have a supernatural theme. Delving into tales of Irish folklore, ghosts, fairies and mysterious happenings, one story is eventually told that is so realistic and chilling that it surpasses anything the men could have envisaged. Original cast members Brian Cox, Risteard Cooper and Dervla Kirwan return for this staging at Wyndham's Theatre in Soho.

 

About Wyndham's Theatre

Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's The Boy Friend which ran for 2078 performances before transferring to Broadway. During the sixties and early seventies, stars such as Alec Guinness, Vanessa Redgrave and Diana Rigg all took to its stage. More about Wyndham's Theatre

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The Weir  From Left, Brian Cox, Peter McDonald, Ardal O'Hanlon & Risteard Cooper in The Weir at Donmar, 2013. Photo by Helen Warner  

   
The Weir - From Left, Brian Cox, Peter McDonald, Ardal O'Hanlon & Risteard Cooper in The Weir at Donmar, 2013. Photo by Helen Warner

The Weir From Left, Brian Cox, Peter McDonald, Ardal O'Hanlon & Risteard Cooper in The Weir at Donmar, 2013. Photo by Helen Warner 


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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £189  40% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from The Weir
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The Weir, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 2 minutes from The Weir
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The Weir, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from The Weir
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The Weir, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 6 minutes from The Weir
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Storm Nightclub, 28a Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Weir
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6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Weir
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Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Weir
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London > Shopping > Books
62 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Weir
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London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
30 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from The Weir
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London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
St Martin's Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Weir
Historic fish and seafood restaurant first opened in 1896. For fish and seafood dishes served with simplicity and style J Sheekey is unrivalled in London. Hidden down ... More
 
 
 
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St Martin's Court, Charing Cross, WC2N | 1 minute from The Weir
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 4 minutes from The Weir
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 9 minutes from The Weir
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 9 minutes from The Weir
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33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The Weir
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47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from The Weir
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44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Weir
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112 St Martin's Lane , Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Weir
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45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Weir
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RedRedAmerican abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko prepares for the greatest challenge of his career under the gaze of his loyal assistant Ken in the first UK revival of John Logan's Tony Award-winning drama, Red. Michael Grandage makes a welcome return to the West End, directing Alfred Molina as the artist, Rothko, opposite rising star Alfred Eno2018-06-23T15:00:00+01002018-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wyndham's Theatre,   Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DA
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PRICING  £10-£69, Premium Seats £99
DATES  4th May to 28th July 2018
VENUE  Wyndham's Theatre 
American abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko prepares for the greatest challenge of his career under the gaze of his loyal assistant Ken in the first UK revival of John Logan's Tony Award-winning drama, Red. Michael Grandage makes a welcome return to the West End, directing Alfred Molina as the artist, Rothko, opposite rising star Alfred Eno... More about this event
The Height Of The StormThe Height Of The StormJonathan Kent directs the world premiere staging of Florian Zeller's intimate drama about the fragility of life, told through the eyes of Andre and Madeleine, who have been in love for 50 years but something feels amiss in their relationship on the weekend that their daughter decides to visit. Jonathan Pryce and Dame Eileen Atkins share the stage f2018-10-02T19:45:00+01002018-12-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Wyndham's Theatre,   Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DA
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The Height Of The Storm
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Wyndham's Theatre,   Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DA
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