Save £10 on seeing The Playboy of the Western World at The Old Vic

Opening the new season at The Old Vic, John Crowley directs J M Synge’s irreverent comic masterpiece starring Niamh Cusack (Cause Célèbre at The Old Vic), Ruth Negga (Hamlet and Phèdre at the National Theatre)and Robert Sheehan (E4’s Misfits).

This savagely funny Irish classic was first produced in 1907 and was met with rioting and controversy when it premiered, sending shockwaves across the dramatic world.

Set in a small village in the west coast of County Mayo, The Playboy of the Western World is a lyrical comedy which tells the story of lonely dreamer Christy Mahon whowanders into a pub, claiming that he has killed his father. Captivating the locals with his tale of bravery he becomes an instant hero but it turns out that there’s an unexpected twist in his tale.

You can save £10 on top price tickets (usually£44.50) to the play, which is on between 17 September and 26 November 2011 at The Old Vic in London, by calling 0844 871 7628 and quoting ‘Independent Offer’.

This offer is valid from 17 September to 8 October 2011, excluding 27 September, subject to availability. Top price tickets during previews (17-26 September) are usually £44.50; and £49.50 thereafter.

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