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Shirley Valentine
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17 Feb 2023 - 03 Jun 2023
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Why Watch Shirley Valentine?

  • Watch a compelling and empowering one-woman show by the multi-award-winning actress and singer Sheridan Smith bringing a uniquely refreshing energy onto the stage.
  • It is a hilarious, upbeat tale that will encourage you to immediately take your life into your hands, built out of a very ordinary story about a lonely, unappreciated housewife.
  • Book your Shirley Valentine London tickets now to witness an inspirational show of finding beauty in your inner strength.

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability


Take the first step toward your self-discovery with these Shirley Valentine London tickets. Join the very compelling and talented actress-cum-singer Sheridan Smith in the incredible journey of Shirley Valentine. The David Pugh production, under Matthew Dunster's direction, leaves the audience asking questions and on a quest to find themselves. Shirley Valentine has only the walls and dishes to talk to as she dreams about the days of her youth, a time when she felt unrestricted and unfettered. A golden opportunity appears out of nowhere, forcing her to reconsider her life.

With an impactful one-woman monologue written by English dramatist Willy Russel, Shirley Valentine acknowledges generations of not only women but men as well who wake up suddenly to realize they are on the brink of wasting away. Get the Shirley Valentine London ticket to see how it serves as an inspiration to free yourself from the selfishness of those around you.

The Story

Shirley Valentine, a bored middle-aged housewife, laments the lack of excitement in her daily life now that her kids are all grown up and her husband is well-employed. For the longest time, Shirley has been working to meet the demands of her kids and feel worth something to her husband who is emotionally unavailable.

Shirley agrees to accompany her best friend who wins a trip for two to Greece. Does she rediscover herself in Greece? Is regaining her self-assurance and drive to lead the life of her dreams simply that easy? Book your Shirley Valentine London tickets now to find out.

Show Timings

  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri at 7:30 PM
  • Sat at 2:30 PM & 7:30 PM

Cast & Crew

Starring: Sheridan Smith

Writer: Willy Russell

Director: Matthew Dunster

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

  • The age restriction is to be confirmed.
  • 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.

Shirley Valentine Tickets

Book online tickets for Shirley Valentine play in London.

Booking Period: Bookings open till 3 Jun 2023

Tickets Redemption

  • Contactless E-tickets will be provided for online check-in.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your Shirley Valentine voucher instantly.
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Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.

Duke of York's Theatre

The Duke of York's Theatre in St Martin's Lane, in the City of Westminster, was originally built for Frank Wyatt and his wife, Violet Melnotte. Today, this Theatre is the London headquarters of the Ambassador Theatre Group and is a part of their portfolio including eight other venues. It is also the producing office of Sonia Friedman Productions.

Seating Capacity: 640

Duke of York's Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG

Tube: The nearest tube station is Leicester Square, an 8-minute drive from the theatre.

Train: If you wish to take a train then the Charing Cross is the closest station.

Available Facilities: Captioned Screening, Bar, Merchandise Kiosks and Restrooms

Accessibility: Induction Loop System, Guide Dogs allowed, Wheelchair Spaces, Accessible Toilets

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Duke of York's 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 Shirley Valentine Tickets

How do I buy Shirley Valentine London tickets?

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How much do the Shirley Valentine London tickets cost?

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How can I buy cheap or discount Shirley Valentine tickets on West End?

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

How can I buy last-minute Shirley Valentine tickets?

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

Booking Shirley Valentine 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 Shirley Valentine?

Shirley Valentine opens on 17 February 2023 at Duke of York's Theatre.

What age is Shirley Valentine appropriate for?

The age restrictions of Shirley Valentine is to be confirmed.

Where is Shirley Valentine playing in London?

Shirley Valentine is playing at Duke of York's Theatre in London and opens on 17 February 2023.

How long does Shirley Valentine run for?

The running time of Shirley Valentine is to be confirmed.

What is Shirley Valentine about?

Shirley Valentine is about the adventure of a regular housewife who rises above the ordinary while dismissing everyone who has only sought to hold her back.

Who is the main star of Shirley Valentine?

The main star of Shirley Valentine is Sheridan Smith.

What is the dress code while attending Shirley Valentine?

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 Shirley Valentine?

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

What are the facilities available at Duke of York's Theatre?

Duke of York's Theatre has multiple facilities including an induction loop system, captioned screening, bar, merchandise kiosks and restrooms are available for the audiences during Shirley Valentine.

Can I take pictures or videos of Shirley Valentine 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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