To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

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The West End transfer of this smash-hit Broadway production heads to the Gielgud Theatre


Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning American classic To Kill a Mockingbird transfers to the West End from Broadway in a new adaptation by Aaron Sorkin.

Inspired by Lee’s own childhood in Alabama, To Kill a Mockingbird features one of literature’s towering symbols of integrity and righteousness in the character of Atticus Finch, based on Lee’s own father. The character of Scout, based on herself, has come to define youthful innocence – and its inevitable loss – for generation after generation of readers around the world.

Critic reviews

Against all odds, writer Aaron Sorkin and director Bartlett Sher have succeeded in crafting a stage-worthy adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic American novel

Variety (of the New York production)

A mockingbird for our moment: beautiful and elegiac

New York Times

Aron Sorkin's controversial adaptation of the Harper Lee novel spellbinds Broadway

· The Guardian (of the New York production)

Aaron Sorkin’s vigorous version is gripping theatre

· The Telegraph (of the New York production)

If Sorkin’s adaptation lacks the subtlety and plainspokenness of Lee’s novel, it has moments of old-fashioned power and others of surprising tenderness

· Time Out New York


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Date & time

Opening 10 Mar 2022
Thu 10 March 2022 - Sat 13 Aug 2022,
2.30pm & 7.30pm


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