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  • Starring: Jonny Lee Miller
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A Mirror in London


Jonny Lee Miller

A Mirror wowed audiences at the Almeida theatre in summer 2023, where it proved to be a very popular show indeed. Next it transfers to the West End's Trafalgar Theatre for February 2024, again starring the wonderful Jonny Lee Miller.

A Mirror tickets – An ingenious drama

Written by Sam Holcroft and Directed by Jeremy Herrin, A Mirror sold like hot cakes at the Almeida, described as ‘An ingenious drama’ by the Financial Times and given 4 stars by the Guardian, Observer, Time Out, Independent, The Mail on Sunday, Metro, and The Stage.

Jonny Lee Miller thrilled audiences in Trainspotting. Tanya Reynolds honed her reputation with Sex Education. And Micheal Ward from Top Boy also features in the world premiere of Sam Holcroft’s explosive new play. With themes of censorship, authorship and free speech, it’s an unusually powerful piece of theatre. No wonder tickets were so hard to come by for the Almeida season. Make sure you get your Trafalgar Theatre A Mirror tickets early!

See Jonny Lee Miller in A Mirror

Jonny Lee Miller’s portrayal of Simon ‘Sick Boy’ Williamson in Trainspotting sealed his reputation as a fine actor, borne out by subsequent roles as Dade Murphy in Hackers, then in Afterglow, Mansfield Park, The Flying Scotsman, Endgame, and T2 Trainspotting. He won an Olivier Award in 2012 for his role in Frankenstein and Satellite Awards in 2008 and 2012. This unsettling new play about censorship features a truly menacing performance from Miller.

All about A Mirror – Subversion on stage

At first glance A Mirror is all about a wedding. The venue is decorated for a celebration with balloons, fairy lights, and a disco ball. But this is actually a venue where there’s a subversive play being put on, and the play is unlicensed.

When the look-out spots law enforcement officers on the way, or a siren wails, the action stops and the scene reverts to a wedding. In a deeply layered production, the play follows an ex army mechanic called Adem who’s now a playwright. A witty satire ensues, looping around and around to ultimately end in a dramatic reveal. Plays within plays, actors within actors, this is complex stuff. At the end of the day it’s a piece about how best to tell the truth in a world where censorship is king and free speech a myth.

The full A Mirror cast and creative team

The full cast comprises Sara Houghton, Jonny Lee Miller, Aaron Neil, Tanya Reynolds, Geoffrey Streatfeild, Miriam Wakeling and Micheal Ward.

The creative team members are the writer Sam Holcroft, Director Jeremy Herrin, Set and Costume Designer Max Jones and Lighting Designer Azusa Ono. Nick Powell is the Composer and Sound Designer and Jonathan Holby the Fight Director, Jessica Ronane CDG the Casting Director and Clare Foster the Intimacy Director. Alice White is the Voice Coach and Cáit Canavan is the Costume Supervisor.

A Mirror Official Theatre Tickets

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A Mirror Ticket Information

  • Booking until:

    Wednesday, 15 May 2024

  • Running time:

    2 hours (no interval)

  • Age restrictions


  • Important Information

    Latecomers not admitted. If sitting in the front five rows of Stalls, you might be asked to leave bags in the cloakroom free of charge.

  • Cancellations & Refunds

    Once booked, tickets to A Mirror are usually non exchangeable and non refundable as per our terms & conditions. In practice, however, we will do our best to accommodate your request as long as we are notified at least 48 hours before the performance. Please contact us for more information.

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A Mirror reviews

4.6 out of 5 based on 23 reviews

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All reviews are from customers who have been invited to leave a review just after seeing A Mirror.


Really boring as we lost the train of the play pretty much immediately. L

The actors wee great. But myself and majority of audience hadnt got a clue what was going on. I Iove the west end but you’ve got to be in touch completely with the audience. Kind regards,

K Reviewed on 20 April 2024 by
London, United Kingdom


Great performance!

T Reviewed on 12 April 2024 by
London, United Kingdom



Thoroughly enjoyed this show.

R Reviewed on 04 April 2024 by
London, United Kingdom


Absolutely entertaining!

Y Reviewed on 03 April 2024 by
Taipei City, Taiwan (province Of China)


Interesting look at modern living

The show was well acted. And we certainly did not guess the twist.

M Reviewed on 02 April 2024 by
Epsom, United Kingdom


Engaging and clever!

It got my attention immediately and held it until the very end. Engaging and brilliantly clever. The entire cast were superb.

J Reviewed on 29 March 2024 by
Bushey, United Kingdom


Amazing, challenging and thought provoking. Best thing I’ve seen this year, although the very ending was a little lazy.

D Reviewed on 29 March 2024 by
Basildon, United Kingdom


Very well acted, multi layered performance

Great performances from all the key players. Feels quite stagey / hammed up initially, but as the play unfolds you come to appreciate this device ensures you pick up on important points to reflect on later. Very well put together show.

S Reviewed on 16 March 2024 by
High Wycombe, United Kingdom


A witty satire

S Reviewed on 15 March 2024 by
London, United Kingdom


Very thought provoking

R Reviewed on 15 March 2024 by
Collooney, Ireland


Fully political and amazingly funny

In times of such a dire socioeconomic global situation, coming across a play that actually raises a voice on human liberties and the value of creativity is rare, to say the least. Well this one was exceptional cause it did not fail to remind us that humor and laughter are indeed the greater form of liberty! Exceptional

M Reviewed on 15 March 2024 by
London, United Kingdom



Amazing acting from all the cast. Clever scenario, keeps you two hours constantly thinking about different fundamental values that considered granted but easily condemned

C Reviewed on 13 March 2024 by
London, United Kingdom



A Reviewed on 07 March 2024 by
Zug, Switzerland


A must see play. Excellent, intense, funny, sad. All the emotions

Absolutely enjoyed this play. Audience participation. Great play to go and see. Acting was fantastic.

S Reviewed on 01 March 2024 by
London, United Kingdom


Restored my faith

Of the last two theatre productions we’ve attended we left one at the interval and would have done so with the other if there’d been an interval. Every aspect of this absorbing, thought provoking and amusing play was of the highest standard and has restored my faith in theatre.

J Reviewed on 28 February 2024 by
Chelmsford, United Kingdom


Evocative theatre with superb cast

Tickets were purchased because they were reasonable. I was surprised to find such an excellent production, well done and thoughtful.

K Reviewed on 16 February 2024 by
Oslo, Norway


Very different

V Reviewed on 16 February 2024 by
Romford, United Kingdom


Good acting pity about the play

Had all the elements of a Brechtian like drama but the desire for laughs rather than substance meant that the play never reached its full potential. Johnny Lee Miller was very good but he was not enough to justify the play’s transfer

K Reviewed on 10 February 2024 by
Croydon, United Kingdom

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by Stuart King | Wednesday, August 23 2023, 22:22

The Almeida’s entrance is presently festooned with pink and white ribbons, the foyer adorned with an archway of balloons, whilst the auditorium itself proclaims a marriage ceremony about to get underway - complete with buffet table bearing Leyla and Joel and a wedding cake positioned to one side of the seating area reserved for family.

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