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Graham Linehan’s award-winning adaptation of the classic Ealing comedy The Ladykillers, returns to the West End this summer, playing at The Vaudeville Theatre. This followsg its record breaking debut West End season at the Gielgud Theatre in 2011/12 and subsequent UK tour.
Written by Graham Linehan (Father Ted, The I.T. Crowd, Black Books) and directed by Sean Foley (The Play What I Wrote), The Ladykillers broke all box office records at the Gielgud Theatre during its debut season. The Ladykillers recently received the 2013 WhatsOnStage.com Award for Best New Comedy and was nominated for five Laurence Olivier Awards in 2012 including Best New Play, Best Direction, Best Set Design, Best Actress in a Play and Best Sound Design.
The Ladykillers tells the classic black comedy tale of a sweet little old lady, alone in her house, pitted against a gang of criminal misfits who will stop at nothing....
Posing as amateur musicians, Professor Marcus and his gang rent rooms in the lopsided house of sweet and eccentric Mrs Wilberforce. The villains plot to involve her unwittingly in Marcus’ brilliantly conceived heist job. The police are left stumped but Mrs Wilberforce becomes wise to their ruse and Marcus concludes that there is only one way to keep the old lady quiet. With only her parrot, General Gordon, to help her, Mrs W. is alone with five desperate men. But who will be forced to face the music?
The Ladykillers featuring a stellar cast of some of the finest stage and screen comedy actors including, Simon Day (The Fast Show), Ralf Little (The Royale Family), Olivier Award winners Con O’Neill and John Gordon Sinclair, Chris McCalphy and Angela Thorne (To The Manor Born) as the sweetly innocent Mrs Wilberforce.
★★★★ 'The new cast is terrific. A hugely entertaining show set to be a big West End hit all over again' The Daily Telegraph, July 2013
★★★★ ‘Faultlessly witty’ The Times, July 2013
★★★★‘A lunatic farce…..as irresistible as ever’ Time Out, July 2013
Running time2 hours 15 minutes. Monday to Saturday Evenings: 7:45pm, Wednesday & Saturday Matinees: 3pm
Performance datesThe Ladykillers runs 29 June to 16 Nov 2013
SAVE UP TO £19.00! Top price seats discounted to £36 and Grand Circle reduced to £26. The discount is valid Monday to Friday until 15 November 2013. Best available reduced to £45 on Saturdays
News / Casting
Full cast announced for The Ladykillers
Casting has been announced for Graham Linehan's award-winning comic adaptation of The Ladykillers, which returns to the West End at the Vaudeville Theatre from 29 June. The new cast will include Ralf Little (The Royle Family), Simon Day (The Fast Show), Angela Thorne (To the Manor Born) and Olivier Award winning actors John Gordon Sinclair (She Loves Me and classic film Gregory’s Girl) and Con O’Neill (Blood Brothers and Telstar). Chris McCalphy will reprise his role as One Round following the show’s recent UK tour.
1 May, 2013 | By London Theatre Direct
Ralf Little and Angela Thorne star in The Ladykillers
A full cast has been announced for the eagerly anticipated return of the stage adaptation of Alexander Mackendrick’s 1955 macabre Ealing comedy, The Ladykillers.
1 May, 2013 | By London Theatre Direct
OLIVIER AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED TODAY
The star studded Olivier Awards will this year take place at the stunning Royal Opera House on 15th April. Theatre fans can watch via their red button on tv, listen on BBC Radio 2, or really get involved in an exclusive live setting at the Covent Garden Piazza from 4pm.
15 Mar, 2012 | By London Theatre Direct
News / Reviews
THE LADY KILLERS AT THE GIELGUD THEATRE REVIEWS
The Ladykillers is a classic Ealing comedy from 1955 adapted by Graham Linehan of Father Ted and IT Crowd fame for a stage production now showing in the West End at The Gielgud Theatre. Comedians Rob Brydon and Peter Serafinowicz were in the audience for the show's opening night at the Gielgud Theatre.
9 Dec, 2011 | By London Theatre Direct
News / Videos
VIDEO: THE LADYKILLERS AT THE GIELGUD THEATRE
Watch an exclusive sneak peak of The Ladykillers at London's Gielgud Theatre.
8 Jun, 2011 | By London Theatre Direct