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A Little Life

Why Watch A Little Life?

  • A Little Life Play London Tickets are your way to experience a unique in-depth character study that goes beyond a play.
  • The drama centers on the life of the main character, Jude St. Francis, whose experience of childhood abuse and subsequent self-harm lay bare dark facets of the society we live in.
  • Ivo van Hove, a visionary director known for his work in Network and A View From The Bridge, helms the English-language debut of A Little Life, an adaptation of Hanya Yanagihara's best-selling novel of the same name.
  • The play, despite its dark undertones, presents a refreshingly contemporary perspective on friendship and human relationships in the era of stress and disillusionment.

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability


Under the direction of Ivo van Hove, the best-selling novel by Hanya Yanagihara comes to life on stage. The play deals with dark themes including trauma, chronic pain, disability, self-harm, suicide, abuse in different forms. At the same time, it speaks about hope, the happiness of having a home, relationships, friendship, recovery, survival and support. Painful yet provocative, this adaptation will have you revisiting it long after it’s over.

It is a perfect chronicle of a 21st-century lifestyle. It addresses victimization and self-loathing uniquely. Jude's confrontation with his ghosts from the past, which includes abandonment and abuse, is the main conflict in A Little Life. With your A Little Life play London tickets, get a glimpse into the aftermath of experiencing child abuse, horrifying physical violence, and suicide. Its commentary provides you with a unique perspective and encourages you to deal with these issues sensitively.

The Story

Four young men who are close friends from college travel to New York to pursue their respective professions. Jude as a lawyer, Malcolm as a "starchitect," Willem as an aspiring actor, and JB in the art world as a struggling artist. Jude becomes the center of the narrative; he is broken, secretive, self-harming, and stressed. He has a dark past and despite being close to his friends he still cannot open up about his pain. Is love truly a savior? Can Jude recover from years of pain and abuse? Get your A Little Life Play London tickets to find out!

Show Timings

  • Mon: 7:00 PM (27 March, 2023)
  • Tues, Wed & Fri: 7:00 PM
  • Thu & Sat: 1:30 PM & 7:00 PM
  • Sun: 2:00 PM
  • Show timings for A Little Life may be subject to change every week/month. You can check the show timings for your preferred date at the next stage of booking.

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: James Norton as Jude St. Francis, Luke Thompson as Willem, Omari Douglas as JB, and Zach Wyatt as Malcolm
  • Direction: Ivo van Hove

  • This show is recommended for ages 16+.
  • This production contains adult themes including but not limited to strong language, nudity, sexual violence, physical and emotional abuse, self-harm, and suicide. The viewer’s discretion is advised.
  • Please keep in mind that London theatres do not have an age classification organisation. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgement while purchasing tickets for any show.

A Little Life Tickets

Book online tickets for A Little Life Play in London.

Booking Period: From 25 March 2023 to 18 June 2023

Tickets Redemption

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check in online.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your A Little Life voucher instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. A physical printout is not necessary.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended, or rescheduled.

Harold Pinter Theatre

Formerly known as the Royal Comedy Theatre, the Harold Pinter Theatre is popular for its role in WWI when Charles Blake Cochran and André Charlot presented their famous revue shows. Later, it played a vital role in overturning stage censorship. These shows included the UK premieres of Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge, Robert Anderson's Tea and Sympathy, and Tennessee Williams' Cat On A Hot Tin Roof.

Seating Capacity: 796

Harold Pinter Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: Panton St, London SW1Y 4DN, United Kingdom

Tube: The nearest tube station is Piccadilly Circus.

Bus: 14, 19, 24, 29, 38 or 176 (Leicester Square/Haymarket)

Available Facilities: Bar, In-Seat ordering, Toilets

Accessibility: Accessible Toilets, Entrance, Audio and Visual Impairment Services

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind that most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

Frequently Asked Questions About A Little Life London Tickets

How do I buy A Little Life Play London tickets at West End?

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Is there a possibility that I will get partial view seating if I purchase discounted A Little Life Play London tickets?

Booking A Little Life Play London tickets online will give you the opportunity to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view seating. But if you try your luck with lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.

What is the opening date for A Little Life London?

A Little Life London opens on 25 March 2023 at Harold Pinter Theatre.

What age is A Little Life London appropriate for?

A Little Life London does not have a strict age limit. However, it is most suitable for children of 16 and above.

Where is A Little Life London playing in London?

A Little Life London is playing at Harold Pinter Theatre in London with its first show on March 25, 2023.

How long does A Little Life London run for?

The running time of A Little Life London is 3 hours and 40 minutes including the intermission(s).

What is A Little Life London about?

A Little Life London follows the story of 4 friends: Jude, Malcolm, JB, and Willem with the narrative centered around Jude. A tale of friendship, trauma, guilt and recovery — navigate the story with Jude as he battles against his self-destructive habits, fighting to survive and mend his path.

Who are the main stars of A Little Life London?

The main stars of A Little Life are James Norton as Jude St. Francis, Luke Thompson as Willem, Omari Douglas as JB, and Zach Wyatt as Malcolm.

What is the dress code while attending A Little Life London?

There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.

Is outside food allowed while attending A Little Life London?

No, outside food is not allowed while attending A Little Life. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks. Harold Pinter Theatre also offers in-seat services.

What are the facilities available at Harold Pinter Theatre?

Harold Pinter Theatre has multiple facilities including Bar, In-seat Services, and Toilets that are available for the audiences during A Little Life Play.

Can I take pictures or videos of A Little Life play inside the theatre?

Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.

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