A Very Expensive Poison

A Very Expensive Poison

Tickets: £12, £20, £30, £40, £55, £65

Suitable for ages 12+

Some strong language. This production includes smoking (tobacco and herbal cigarettes). For more information please see trigger warnings.

Running time: Approx. three hours,  including a 20 minute interval.

DINNER AND A SHOW

Hello Darling is a new arts venue next door to The Old Vic, featuring a menu from Masterchef winner Natalie Coleman. Book dinner and a show using promo code: HELLO.

3 small plates and a price band A ticket for £80
3 small plates, a dessert and a price band A ticket for £84

Valid on Present Laughter and A Very Expensive Poison. Subject to availability. Reservations at 1pm for matinees, 6pm for evening performances.

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Based on the Guardian/Faber book by Luke Harding
WORLD PREMIERE

 A shocking assassination in the heart of London. In a bizarre mix of high-stakes global politics and radioactive villainy, a man pays with his life.

At this time of global crises and a looming new Cold War, A Very Expensive Poison sends us careering through the shadowy world of international espionage from Moscow to Mayfair.

John Crowley (Brooklyn, The Goldfinch) directs Lucy Prebble’s (The Effect, ENRON) reimagining of Luke Harding’s jaw-dropping exposé of the events behind the notorious death of ex-FSB Officer Alexander Litvinenko.

Suitable for ages 12+. Some strong language. This production includes flashing lights, smoking (tobacco and herbal cigarettes). For more information please see trigger warnings.

Recipient of 2019 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award

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Please note: For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres – we appreciate your patience and understanding while these are taking place.

Tickets: £12, £20, £30, £40, £55, £65

Suitable for ages 12+

Some strong language. This production includes smoking (tobacco and herbal cigarettes). For more information please see trigger warnings.

Running time: Approx. three hours,  including a 20 minute interval.

DINNER AND A SHOW

Hello Darling is a new arts venue next door to The Old Vic, featuring a menu from Masterchef winner Natalie Coleman. Book dinner and a show using promo code: HELLO.

3 small plates and a price band A ticket for £80
3 small plates, a dessert and a price band A ticket for £84

Valid on Present Laughter and A Very Expensive Poison. Subject to availability. Reservations at 1pm for matinees, 6pm for evening performances.

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Please note: For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres – we appreciate your patience and understanding while these are taking place.

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