Equus
The critically acclaimed production from English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East of Peter Shaffer's award-winning play Equus transfers to the West End for a strictly limited season.

When teenager Alan Strang's pathological fascination leads him to blind six horses in a Hampshire stable, psychiatrist Dr. Martin Dysart is tasked with uncovering the motive behind the boy's actions. As Dysart delves into Alan's world of twisted spirituality, passion and sexuality, he begins to question his own sanity and motivations in a world driven by consumerism.

Inspired by a true story, Peter Shaffer's 'mesmerising' (Evening Standard) and transfixing psychological thriller is re-imagined by award-winning director Ned Bennett in this 'dazzling new revival' (Sunday Times) at London's Trafalgar Studios for 9 weeks only.


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NED BENNETT'S REVIVAL OF EQUUS TO OPEN AT TRAFALGAR STUDIOS (28 MAY 2019)

Award-winning director Ned Bennett's bold revival of Peter Shaffer's iconic psychological thriller Equus is transferring to the West End this summer. Following its successful run, the English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East production will open at London's Trafalgar Studios on 6 July 2019 for a strictly limited season until 7 September.

Robert Fitch (Frank Strang/Horse), Keith Gilmore (Harry Dalton/Nurse/Horse), Ethan Kai (Alan Strang), Norah Lopez Holden (Jill Mason/Horse), Ira Mandela Siobhan (Young Horseman/Nugget) and Zubin Varla (Martin Dysart) will reprise their roles for the West End transfer with further casting to be announced.

Inspired by a true story, Equus is a gripping and transfixing psychological thriller which sets out to explore the complex relationships between devotion, myth and sexuality. When teenager Alan Strang's pathological fascination leads him to blind six horses in a Hampshire stable, psychiatrist Dr. Martin Dysart is tasked with uncovering the motive behind the boy's violent act. As Dysart delves into Alan's world of twisted spirituality, passion and sexuality, he begins to question his own sanity and motivations in a world driven by consumerism.

Director Bennett is joined by Georgia Lowe (designer), Jessica Hung Han Yun (lighting designer), Giles Thomas (composer and sound designer), Shelley Maxwell (choreographer and movement director), Denzel Westley-Sanderson (associate director) and Anne McNulty (casting director).

This production of Equus was produced by English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East and is produced in the West End by Trafalgar Theatre Productions.





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Type of production: Play

Opened: 06 July 2019

Booking until: 07 September 2019

Running time: 2 Hours 35 Mins

Prices: £33.00 - £93.00

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