dfp_header_hidden_string

Get our free email newsletter with just one click

Patrick Marber’s The Red Lion to transfer to Trafalgar Studios

Stephen Tompkinson, Dean Bone and John Bowler in The Red Lion Stephen Tompkinson, Dean Bone and John Bowler in The Red Lion at Trafalgar Studios
by -

Live Theatre’s production of The Red Lion will transfer to London’s Trafalgar Studios 2 in November.

Patrick Marber’s play, which looks at different generations of football fans, was staged at Live Theatre in Newcastle earlier this year.

It stars Stephen Tompkinson, John Bowler and Dean Bone. Max Roberts directs, with design by Patrick Connellan.

Marber said: “To an extent the play is dramatising something about England; that there is one strain of thought which is about community, tolerance and belonging, and there is another which represents a whole counter trajectory about what England could or should be; that England is a business.”

The play is produced by Live Theatre and Trish Wadley. It runs from November 1 to December 2 with press night on November 6.

The Red Lion premiered at the National Theatre in 2015.

We need your help…

When you subscribe to The Stage, you’re investing in our journalism. And our journalism is invested in supporting theatre and the performing arts.

The Stage is a family business, operated by the same family since we were founded in 1880. We do not receive government funding. We are not owned by a large corporation. Our editorial is not dictated by ticket sales.

We are fully independent, but this means we rely on revenue from readers to survive.

Help us continue to report on great work across the UK, champion new talent and keep up our investigative journalism that holds the powerful to account. Your subscription helps ensure our journalism can continue.

loading...
^