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The Ferryman
The Ferryman performing at the Gielgud
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Type of production: Play
Opened: 20 June 2017
Booking until: 07 October 2017
Running time: To Be Conf
Prices: £26.00 - £123.00
Author / playwright: Jez Butterworth
Director: Sam Mendes
Cast: Paddy Considine , Laura Donnelly , Genevieve O Reilly
Age Recommendation: 14 + (Contains Strong Language)

After a sold out run at the Royal Court Theatre, Jez Butterworth's epic new play THE FERRYMAN transfers to the West End. Directed by Sam Mendes, the cast will include multi award-winning actor Paddy Considine, Laura Donnelly and Genevieve O'Reilly.

Rural Derry, 1981. The Carney farmhouse is a hive of activity with preparations for the annual harvest. A day of hard work on the land and a traditional night of feasting and celebrations lie ahead. But this year they will be interrupted by a visitor.


The cast will include Brd Brennan, Paddy Considine, Turlough Convery, Laura Donnelly, Fra Fee, Tom Glynn-Carney, Stuart Graham, Gerard Horan, Carla Langley, Des McAleer, Conor MacNeill, Rob Malone, Dearbhla Molloy, Eugene O'Hare, Genevieve O'Reilly and Niall Wright with further casting to be announced.
"Butterworth has done it again. Miss this and you've missed a marvel"
The Telegraph

"Butterworth and Mendes deliver a shattering tale of passion and violence. All the performances are invested with the same intense detail."
The Guardian

"A shattering feast of intricate storytelling"
Evening Standard

"Directed with detailed humane mastery by Sam Mendes. It has the feel of an unearthed, instant classic"
The Independent

The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, The Times, Time Out, Evening Standard, Independent, Financial Times, Daily Mail, Metro, Observer, Mail on Sunday, Sunday Express, Daily Express

'Play of the year' Time Out

'Miss this and you've missed a marvel' Daily Telegraph

'An instant classic' Independent

'Jez Butterworth and Sam Mendes deliver a tale of passion and violence' The Guardian

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