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Arts Theatre, London4.870 reviews
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The Wipers Times tickets are available now for this extremely limited 7-week return to the London's West End Arts Theatre

The Wipers Times tells the incredible true story of a satirical newspaper created in the amid the bloody battle of the Somme. The British soldiers might not have known how to pronounce the name of the Belgian town where they found themselves, Ypres, but when they found a printing press they knew exactly what to do.

Following a sell-out season at the Arts Theatre and national tour, Ian Hislop and Nick Newman's The Wipers Times makes a triumphant return to the West End’s Arts Theatre. In the trenches of the first World War, a satirical newspaper was born. This irreverent, cheerful and at times subversive magazine brought heart and laughter to the darkest of times. The Wipers Times tells the incredible story of that newspaper and the men behind it.

Book The Wipers Times tickets now for the limited 7-week return to the Arts Theatre. Make sure you get the best seats at the best prices.


Additional Information

Running time

2hr 10min (inc. interval)

Performance dates

16 October - 1 December 2018


Recommended for ages 12 and above.

Venue Information

Arts Theatre6-7 Great Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JB

Customer Reviews

70 reviews4.8

Sheila3rd December

Very well produced play, well acted

Camilla Bland2nd December

Excellent actors, great story and script, really well done, we enjoyed it very much

Lee Phillpotts2nd December

Really enjoyed the production. Funny and poignant in good measure, particularly in light of the WWI Armistice Centenary. Cast were great, very engaging.

LIZ KIRBY30th November

Amazing venue, amazing cast, amazing play- I laughed and I cried- what more could a girl ask for in a theatre visit !

John Baigent30th November

A wonderful experience in a truly lovely theatre. The actors made it a memorable occasion and my wife and I enjoyed it immensely.

Tracey Bearton29th November

Absolutely brilliant play - only disappointed to discover that the £60 tickets I bought through London Theatre Direct actually had a face value of £49.40 when we picked them up at the box office. Rip-off or what!

Sian Arthur29th November

Excellent play. Enjoyed the evening well worth a visit.

Paul Simpson26th November

Really enjoyed: Great performance by everyone, some moving moments with well timed satire/comedy. Well worth the trip to London to see.

Deborah Goswell25th November

A thoroughly enjoyable experience. Thought provoking, funny and poignant.

karen jones25th November

What an amazing play so very well written. There was humour along with sadness and so poignant. Congratulations to the cast who were fantastic.

Stephen Daly25th November

My first visit to the Arts Theatre. The whole production was memorable, congratulations to the cast and everyone involved in The Wipers Times. I will definitely recommend it to family and friends.

raymond grime24th November

Thought play very funny and well put together, we thoroughly enjoyed it.