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True West starring Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn to be released on Audible

Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn in True West at Vaudeville Theatre, London. Photo: Marc Brenner
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The West End production of True West, starring Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn, has been recorded for audio release on Audible.

The London stage version of Sam Shepard’s play concludes its run at the Vaudeville Theatre later this month. However, the Amazon-owned audiobook giant has produced an audio version that will be released to listeners across the globe in April.

It is the second major London stage production to be adapted for audio, after Dennis Kelly’s Girls and Boys, which was released by Audible following its run at the Royal Court last year. Audible later produced the New York stage transfer of the Carey Mulligan-led show.

Harington and Flynn will both perform in the audio version of True West, which will be directed by the play’s original director Matthew Dunster. It will also include the original music composed for the production by Flynn and Joe Zeitlin.

In a joint statement, Harington and Flynn said: “We’re thrilled that True West has been recorded for an Audible release. It has been a very special production for us and it is great that people will now have the chance to experience Sam Shepard’s exceptional play beyond the end of its run at the Vaudeville Theatre.”

True West will be available to download on Audible from April 4.

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