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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Closed 19 Jun 2021

Shaftesbury Theatre

A new musical adaptation of D.H.Lawrence's infamous literary classic, Lady Chatterley's Lover, will receive a strictly limited West End premiere this summer.
Lady Chatterley's Lover at the Shaftesbury Theatre

Image courtesy Shaftesbury Theatre

Show details


Crafted by composer John Robinson (Behind the Iron Mask, Duchess Theatre; Closer to the Sun, Harold Pinter Theatre), this world premiere will reenergise Lawrence's sensation for a new audience.

This production will be filmed at the Shaftesbury Theatre to stream later in the year.

The impassioned tale of female agency and Lady Chatterley's pursuit of a life more than half-lived changed the literary landscape of Britain.

Banned as scandalous erotica when first published and subject of a watershed obscenity trial, Lawrence's text caused outrage not just because of the expletives and explicit sexual relationship, but because it presented a physical relationship that traversed social class divides.

This intense and fiery classic will find new frenzied power in its translation to the stage.

Background information, advisory warnings

Age suitability: Not available

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Postal address:
210 Shaftesbury Avenue
London WC2H 8DP

Box office tel: 020 7379 5399

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Previews from:Friday 18 June 2021

Closes:Saturday 19 June 2021

Performance days & times

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm

Running time: To be confirmed


From £14.50 to £50.80


Jake Halsey-jones

Sam Kipling

Georgia Lennon

Emma Lindars

Michael Pickering

Zoe Rogers


Author: D. H. Lawrence; book by Phil Willmott
Composer: John Robinson
Lyricist: John Robinson
Director: Sasha Regan
Designer: Andrew Exeter
Costume designer: Jasmine Swan
Musical direction: Michael Bradley
Lighting: Nic Farman
Movement: Chris Whittaker
Production: GBM Productions Ltd


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