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Myra's Story
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19 Sep 2023 - 18 Oct 2023
1 hr 50 mins with interval
Suitable for 14+

Why Watch Myra's Story?

  • Based on the successful Maire: A Woman of Derry by Irish playwright Brian Foster (The Trophy Collector, Lillibulerro), Myra’s Story is coming to Trafalgar Theatre for a limited run this autumn.
  • After garnering critical acclaim and smash-hit success repeatedly at the Edinburgh Fringe, Myra’s Story is ready to win the audience’s hearts in London.
  • The award-winning play, Myra’s Story explores heartbreak, homelessness and the evils of addiction. Get your hands on some tickets for Myra’s Story, London to watch this tearjerker of a tale.

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability


Myra’s Story will be staged at the Trafalgar Theatre in London’s West End from the 19th of September 2023. The show has received awards, five-star reviews, and standing ovations, and has been performed in sold-out theatres. Critics have called it the best, funniest, and most devastating work of theatre they have had the pleasure of seeing.

Brian Foster, an Irish playwright, is the author of Myra's Story with Michael Scott directing it. At the age of 39, Brian Foster started his writing career. Myra, a remarkably appealing and fragile character, is based on a number of street drinkers Foster knew in his native Derry, Northern Ireland. Foster is known for his work in The Trophy Collector, The Most Haunted House in Derry, The Butterfly of Killybegs, A Miracle in Ballymore, Colm Cille, and Lillibulerro. Fionna Hewitt Twamley, who has previously been in Cardboard Gangsters, Ripper Street, and Clean Break, plays Myra. Catch Myra’s Story in London and unravel her tales of a wild past.

The Story

Myra’s Story tells audiences the amazing tale of one of Dublin's own. The story follows a homeless and alcoholic Myra McLaughlin, who is now in her middle age. Myra recounts the stories of her wild past as she begs from onlookers at her usual place by Ha'Penny Bridge. She portrays all the roles and acts out all the amusing, tragic, and heartbreaking events in her life that have brought her to this miserable position. Myra’s Story is moving, humorous and unforgettable. Buy your tickets for Myra’s Story, London to watch this thought-provoking play!

Show Timings

  • Tue: 7.30 PM
  • Wed: 2 PM

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Fionna Hewitt Twamley as Myra
  • Director: Michael Scott
  • Playwright: Brian Foster

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

  • Suitable for 14+.
  • Myra’s Story features strong language and mature themes that might not be appropriate for those under 14.
  • 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.

Myra's Story Tickets

Book online tickets for Myra's Story play in London.

Booking Period: Until 18 October 2023

Tickets Redemption

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check in online.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your Myra's Story 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.

Trafalgar Theatre

The Trafalgar Theatre is a West End theatre in Whitehall, next to Trafalgar Square, in the City of Westminster, London. Formerly called the Whitehall Theatre, it was a regular venue for comedies and revues and was designed by Edward A. Stone. It is a Grade II listed structure with interiors decorated in an Art Deco design and can seat up to 630 people.

Seating Capacity: 630

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: 14 Whitehall, London SW1A 2DY, United Kingdom

Tube: Charing Cross and Embankment (Northern and Bakerloo) are within 5 minutes walk of the theatre

Bus: Buses servicing the area include 3, 11, 12, 24, 53, 77a, 88, 91, 139, 159, 453

Available Facilities: Bar, Cloakroom, Toilets

Accessibility: Accessible Toilets, Assistance Dogs Allowed, Step-free Access, Wheelchair Spaces Available, Access Performances, Visual & Hearing Assistance

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Trafalgar 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 Myra's Story Tickets

How do I buy tickets to Myra's Story in London?

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What is the performance date for Myra's Story?

Myra's Story is playing from 19 September 2023 at Trafalgar Theatre.

What age is Myra's Story appropriate for?

Myra's Story is appropriate for audiences over the age of 14.

Where is Myra's Story playing in London?

Myra's Story is playing at Trafalgar Theatre in London’s West End from 19 September 2023.

How long does Myra's Story run for?

The running time of Myra's Story is 1 hr 50 min.

What is Myra's Story about?

Myra’s Story is a play about compassion, addiction, loss and homelessness.

Who are the main stars of Myra's Story?

The main star of Myra's Story is Fionna Hewitt Twamley.

What is the dress code while attending Myra's Story?

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 Myra's Story?

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

What are the facilities available at Trafalgar Theatre?

Trafalgar Theatre has multiple facilities including a bar, cloakroom, and toilets available for the audiences' convenience when watching Myra's Story.

Can I take pictures or videos of Myra's Story inside the theatre?

Photography, videography, and sound recording are strictly 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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