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To Kill A Mockingbird

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Opens May 27, 2021

This is theatrical storytelling so assured and involving it's hard to imagine anyone not being mesmerized.

The Hollywood Reporter (original Broadway production)

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Now In The West End

Storming onto Broadway in late 2018 Aaron Sorkin's acclaimed adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird heads to London in May! Adapted from the classic Harper Lee novel the production wowed Broadway's critics, earning itself nine 2019 Tony Award nominations. Welsh actor Rhys Ifans will star as lawyer Atticus Finch with Bartlett Sher, who garnered the nomination for Best Direction of a Play, returning to direct this West End run.

A portrait of simmering racial tension in a small southern town, To Kill a Mockingbird is considered one of the greatest American novels ever written. In today's current climate, its themes of prejudice and inequality seem just as prescient, while the book's steadfast lawyer Atticus Finch remains the gold-standard for noble heroes.


Told through the eyes of 13-year-old Scout, Mockingbird is set in the pre-civil rights era Deep South of the 1930s. When local black man Tom Robinson is accused of raping a white girl, Scout's lawyer father Atticus Finch takes on the case, determined to try and give Tom a fair trial. With his decision to defend Tom, Atticus finds himself ostracised from the community, and the lives of his family put into danger. As the trial approaches, Atticus must choose whether to buckle under the mounting pressure or to stand his ground and fight for what is right.

Did you know?

The Broadway production of To Kill A Mockingbird has broken record after record and is now the highest-grossing American play in Broadway history!

Rhys Ifans will play the role of Atticus Finch until 10 October 2020
Rhys Ifans will not be appearing as Atticus Finch 7-12 September inclusive.

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Previews from: 27 May 2021

Opening night: 17 June 2021

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Please note that the images used are from the original Broadway production and may not reflect the London cast. 

Cast and Creative


Rhys Ifans as Atticus Finch


Written and adapted by Aaron Sorkin
Directed by Bartlett Sher



Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play - Celia Keenan-Bolger


Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play - Jeff Daniels
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre - Adam Guettel
Best Direction of a Play - Barlett Sher
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play - Gideon Glick
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play - Celia Keenan-Bolger
Best Scenic Design of a Play - Miriam Buether
Best Costume Design of a Play - Ann Roth
Best Sound Design of a Play - Scott Lehrer
Best Lighting Design of a Play - Jennifer Tipton


Outstanding Featured Actress In A Play - Celia Keenan-Bolger


Outstanding Featured Actress In A Play - Celia Keenan-Bolger


Distinguished Performance Award - Celia Keenan-Bolger, Jeff Daniels
Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play

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What we thought

PROFOUND inspiring Timely

A production handled with the care and fervor it so deserves

There isn't anything more harrowing than the past existing in the present - like a ghost wandering your home feeling entitled to a space that you inhabit.

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Nicola Quinn

Nicola Quinn

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