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Great Britain transfers from the National Theatre to the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 10 September
Richard Bean’s fast and furious new play is an anarchic and foul-mouthed satire about the press, the police and the political establishment. Paige Britain is an ambitious young news editor of The Free Press, a tabloid newspaper locked in a never-ending battle for more readers.
Lucy Punch plays the lead role of Paige Britain with a cast including Ben Mansfield, Sarah Annis, Ross Boatman, Robert Calvert, William Chubb, Dermot Crowley, Jo Dockery, Robert Glenister, Ian Hallard, James Harkness, Scott Karim, Barbara Kirby, Nicholas Lumley, Ben Mansfield, Maggie McCarthy, Iain Mitchell, Miles Mitchell, Aaron Neil, Lucy Punch, Nick Sampson, Kellie Shirley, Kiruna Stamell, Harriet Thorpe, Rupert Vansittart, Joseph Wilkins and Andrew Woodall.
Running time2 hours 45 minutes including one interval
Performance datesFrom 10 September 2014
Suitable for 15+, strong language from the outset.
£20 OFF Band A seats! Band A seats reduced to £39.50. Offer valid Monday to Thursday and Saturday matinee until 10 January (£42.50 on Saturday matinees and excludes 3rd January)
News / Casting
Lucy Punch Leads Cast In West End Transfer of Great Britain at the Theatre Royal Haymarket
Lucy Punch will star in the role of Paige Britain in the West End transfer of Richard Bean's new play, Great Britain, it has been announced. Bursting with razor sharp observations about today's society, this fast and furious new play is anarchic and foul-mouthed satire about the press, police, and the political establishment. Paige Britain is a feisty young news editor who is fiercely ambitious and determined to increase the sales of her 'red top' newspaper The Free Press.
11 Aug, 2014 | By Jacob Porteous
Great Britain Set For West End Transfer
Nicholas Hytner's production of Richard Bean's Great Britain is set to transfer to the Theatre Royal Haymarket following a successful National Theatre run from 10 September, 2014 to 10 January, 2015. Booking for the show opened on the 4th of July.
15 Jul, 2014 | By Jacob Porteous
Richard Bean’s Great Britain Transfers To The Theatre Royal Haymarket In September
2 Jul, 2014 | By Andrew Tomlins
National Theatre play Great Britain to transfer to Haymarket
Following a rapturous reception at its National Theatre press night, new play Great Britain, penned by Richard Bean, has already been confirmed for a Theatre Royal Haymarket transfer after just one official performance. The satirical show currently stars Billie Piper in the lead role, who will possibly join the new production.
2 Jul, 2014 | By London Theatre Direct