Ambassadors Theatre

West Street, London, WC2H 9ND GB


Beginning Tickets

Ambassadors Theatre

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Booking from: Monday, 15 January 2018

Booking until: Saturday, 24 March 2018

Running time: 1 hour 35 minutes

Tickets from £58.90
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Performance Times
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
15:00 15:00
19:30 19:30 19:30 19:30 19:30 19:30

Age restrictions

Please note that the production contains strong language and adult themes.

Important Information

Due to the nature of the show, latecomers will not be admitted and there will be no re-admittance in the auditorium.

Booking from:
Monday, 15 January 2018

Booking until:
Saturday, 24 March 2018

Running time:
1 hour 35 minutes

Beginning– that’s an ambiguous title, isn’t it?It’s definitely non-descriptive. But it’s also intriguing, we think. In this case, David Eldridge’s play, which premiered this year at the National Theatre, charts the potential start of a new relationship and the nervousness that comes with it. Something beginning can be exciting, but it makes us vulnerable and on edge – we put ourselves out there and hope that it all goes well. That’s the case for Danny and Laura anyway.

So where do these two meet each other?It’s a classic, modern-day fairy tale. Danny is the last one at Laura’s party, hanging on either because he’s too pre-occupied to realise that everyone has left, or because he wants to get to know Laura better on her own. After all, what’s one more drink for the road? Polly Findlay directed Beginning at the National Theatre originally and it received critical acclaim for its tenderness and honesty. Here’s hoping its West End transfer a successful next step in this relationship!

It’s at the Ambassadors Theatre? I haven’t seen anything on there for a while! Well, you won’t have seen anything new come there for over 10 years. That’s because it has been the home to Stomp since 2007, which after 15 years on the West End is sadly banging closed its doors. Beginning is the first production to open after this incredible show comes to an end – a new beginning for the theatre as well! It opens on 15 January 2018.

A new start indeed, but not for the cast and crew? That’s right – Justine Mitchell and Sam Troughton are reprising their roles from the National Theatre production of Beginning, which ended in November 2017. Polly is also joining the team to direct the West End transfer as it moves across the river for the next eight weeks.

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Ambassadors Theatre
West Street, London, WC2H 9ND GB

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  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Member of Q-Park scheme
  • Toilets

Theatre Info

  • Capacity: 400
  • Year built: 1913

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