THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 19TH APRIL 2014
Conor 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.
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Harold Pinter Theatre, 6 Panton Street, SW1Y | 4 minutes from The Weir
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Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from The Weir
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Concerts | Until 30th June 2016
Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from The Weir
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Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017
Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from The Weir
A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016
Balthazar 2 minutes walk from The Weir
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017
Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from The Weir
Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More
Theatre | Until 10th September 2016
Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Weir
Marking the 100th anniversary of the first UK production of Harold Brighouse's classic comedy, Hobson's Choice comes to the Vaudeville ...More
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017
Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Weir
The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017
The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Weir
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