Persuasion Tickets London Theatre

Persuasion Tickets

An Alexandra Palace and Rose Theatre Production in association with Oxford Playhouse

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Overview

Jeff James (La Musica at Young Vic) and James Yeatman’s bold and brilliant adaptation, first seen at the Royal Exchange Theatre in 2017, brings all the sharp observation and quick wit of Jane Austen’s novel to the stage, without a bonnet in sight.

When Captain Wentworth proposed to Anne Elliot eight years ago, he was penniless and had only love and ambition to offer. Persuaded out of accepting his proposal by her family, Anne’s never quite got over her first love.

But now Wentworth is back. Rich, successful and single, the handsome Captain has been transformed into a serious catch. When circumstances bring the two face to face again, Anne’s forced to confront the past. As old wounds reopen, will Wentworth forgive Anne for rejecting him, and will Anne finally learn to trust her desires?

Austen’s romantic comedy is riotously reinvented for the twenty-first century with an explosive foam party and a soundtrack of Frank Ocean, Dua Lipa and Cardi B.

Critic reviews

Funny, joyous and sexy

· Everything Theatre

This adaptation from Jeff James excels

· Theatre Weekly

Full of wit and wisdom

· Broadway World (Rose Theatre Kingston run)

Lively and vibrant production full of surprises

· WhatsOnStage (Rose Theatre Kingston run)

Audacious Austen comedy is joyfully silly

· The Guardian (Rose Theatre Kingston run)

A mischievously fun modern take

· The Telegraph (Rose Theatre Kingston run)

Innovative and fun

· The Stage (Rose Theatre Kingston run)

Graphic-novel-style Austen

· The Arts Desk

Tons of riotous fun

· Evening Standard
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Date & time

Show ended
Thu 7 Apr - Sat 30 Apr 2022
2.30pm, 4pm, 7.30pm & 8pm
Runtime: 2 hrs

Venue

Alexandra Palace Way London N22 7AY London, UK · Get Directions
Photo by The Other Richard
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