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Great Expectations Tickets

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24 May 2023 - 01 Jul 2023
2 hr 15 min with interval
No strict age limit

Why Watch Great Expectations?

  • Stand witness to the spectacular new adaptation of Great Expectations at the West End in London for a limited run this summer.
  • Eddie Izzard's Great Expectations will only perform for six weeks at London's Garrick Theatre after a sold-out run abroad to glowing praise from audiences in New York.
  • Grab your Great Expectations tickets today to avoid missing out on this highly anticipated drama.

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability


Great Expectations tickets are now available for purchase. The play will be performed at the Garrick Theatre in London’s West End. Book your Great Expectations tickets now to watch this amazing production.

Based on the famous writer Charles Dickens’ iconic novel of the same name, Great Expectations is a solo adaptation starring the talented artist, Eddie Izzard. She tackles the 19 characters in the book by herself. Izzard is frequently regarded as one of the nation's funniest and most original comedians. Her comedy special, Dressed to Kill, won two primetime Emmy Awards. She has starred in a number of beloved TV shows and movies, such as The Chronicles of Narnia, Castles in the Sky, and Valkyrie, in addition to comedy and her athletic endeavours. Mark Izzard, the brother of Eddie Izzard, wrote the adaptation for the stage. Selina Cadell directed the play which features set design by Tom Piper and lighting by Tyler Elich. Tom Piper and Libby Da Costa handle costume styling. Didi Hopkins is the movement director, and Eliza Thompson is the composer.

The Story

Charles Dickens' 19th-century novel represents the economic and educational upheaval that gradually took hold of England's towns and countryside. Dickens wrote it during a period of significant social change in Britain. Pip, a young blacksmith apprentice, sets out on a transformative voyage to London after receiving an unexpected windfall from an unknown donor. He discovers the true cost of love and friendship in this place. Get your hands on some Great Expectations tickets today and watch the drama unfold from the best seats in the house.

Show Timings

  • Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri: 7:30 PM
  • Sat: 2 PM & 7:30 PM
  • Sun: 2 PM
  • Show timings for Great Expectations may vary every week. You can check the show timings for your preferred date at the next stage of booking.

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Eddie Izzard
  • Book: Charles Dickens
  • Adaptation: Mark Izzard
  • Direction: Selina Cadell
  • Set Design: Tom Piper

Note: Producers can not guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

  • This show has no strict age restrictions. Children under the age of 15 are required to be accompanied by a responsible adult in seats adjacent to each other.
  • Please keep in mind that London theatres do not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

Great Expectations Tickets

Book online tickets for Great Expectations play in London.

Booking Period: From 24 May 2023 to 1 July 2023

Tickets Redemption

  • You will be contacted by the theatre 48 hours before the performance with instructions on how to check in and retrieve your e-ticket.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended, or rescheduled.

Garrick Theatre

The Garrick Theatre is a West End theatre and is named after the renowned Shakespearean actor David Garrick. It is situated on Charing Cross Road in the City of Westminster in London and currently seats 656 people. It debuted on 24 April 1889 with Arthur Wing Pinero's drama The Profligate. Garrick seems to have focused on melodrama performances in its early years.

Seating Capacity: 732

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

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH

Tube: The nearest tube station is the Leicester Square station (Picadilly Line and Northern Line - Charing Cross)

Bus: The bus routes servicing the area include 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 23, 24, 29, 87, 88, 91, 139, 176, and 453

Available Facilities: Cloackroom, Bar, Washrooms

Accessibility: Assistive Listening System, Wheelchair Accessible, Guide Dogs Allowed

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

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that most 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 Great Expectations Tickets

How do I buy Great Expectations tickets at West End?

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How much do the Great Expectations tickets cost?

The cost of the Great Expectations tickets will vary depending on the type of seats you choose.

How can I buy cheap or discounted Great Expectations tickets on West End?

The best way to buy cheap or discounted Great Expectations tickets is to book them online as you will often come across attractive discounts. Book your Great Expectations tickets in advance as they tend to get more expensive closer to the show date.

How can I buy last-minute Great Expectations tickets?

You can easily buy last-minute Great Expectations tickets online.

Is there a possibility that I will get partial view seating if I purchase discounted Great Expectations tickets?

Booking Great Expectations 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 Great Expectations?

Great Expectations opens on 24 May 2023 at Garrick Theatre.

What age is Great Expectations appropriate for?

Great Expectations does not have a strict age limit. Children under the age of 15 are required to be accompanied by a responsible adult in seats adjacent to each other.

Where is Great Expectations playing in London?

Great Expectations is playing at Garrick Theatre in London and opens on 24 May 2023.

How long does Great Expectations run for?

The running time of Great Expectations is 2 hours and 15 minutes including the intermission.

What is Great Expectations about?

Great Expectations is a play about human emotions and the different aspects of humanity.

Who is the main star of Great Expectations?

The main star of Great Expectations is Eddie Izzard.

What is the dress code while attending Great Expectations?

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 Great Expectations?

No, outside food is not allowed while attending Great Expectations. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.

What are the facilities available at Garrick Theatre?

Garrick Theatre has multiple facilities including bar, cloakroom and restrooms available for the audiences during Great Expectations.

Can I take pictures or videos of Great Expectations 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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