By Mike Bartlett
Directed By Rupert Goold
Tickets £10 - £48
★★★★★ The Telegraph, The Independent
★★★★ Time Out, Evening Standard, The Times, The Guardian, Financial Times, The Observer, Daily Mail
Nominated for the Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress (Victoria Hamilton)and the Emerging Talent Award (Luke Thallon) at the 2017 Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
'It's England really, isn't it? A climate without cloud and rain isn't honest.'
In the ruins of a garden in rural England, in a house which was once a home, one woman searches for seeds of hope. Albion is a new play by Mike Bartlett, directed by Rupert Goold, their first collaboration following their international award-winning production of King Charles III.
Rehearsal photography by Marc Brenner.
Advance tickets for Albion have now sold out.
If someone returns tickets to us in advance they will become immediately available to buy in person, online and over the phone. If you are able to arrive at the theatre early and queue, any tickets returned on the night will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Previews Tues 10 Oct - Mon 16 Oct
Press Night Tues 17 Oct 7pm
Wed matinees 2.30pm from 25 Oct
Sat matinees 2.30pm from 21 Oct
11 – 16 Oct
£32, £28, £20, £10
18 Oct – 11 Nov
£39.50, £32, £20, £10
13 – 24 Nov
£48, £38, £24, £10
A limited number of standing tickets are also available for £10.
Please note this production has a unique configuration with raked seating on three sides of the stage and there is no level access to seating. Wheelchair seating for this production is available in the side stalls. If you have questions or concerns about access to seats or for Wheelchair bookings please call the Box Office who will be able to provide further information and assistance.
Almeida Rush allows audiences to book last minute tickets to popular Almeida shows each week.
Every Tuesday at 1pm (BST) we’ll release an allocation of seats for performances of Albion the following week. The final release is on 14 Nov.
Thurs 26 Oct
Post-show discussion with members of the Albion company. Free to same-day ticket holders.
sponsored by Bolt Burdon
Mon 13 Nov
Thurs 9 Nov 7.30pm
Audio Described Performance
Sat 11 Nov 2.30pm
Touch Tour 12.45pm
Tues 10 - Wed 18 Oct
If you live or work in the Islington area you can book best available seats for £25 (including top-price) for the opening performances, subject to availability. Enter the promo code ISFIRST when booking. For applicable postcodes see here.
Customers who are 65 and over can book second-price-band tickets for £25 (£27.50 on peak-priced performances) on Mon - Thurs evenings a Wed & Sat matinees.
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Customers aged 30 or under can book second-price-band tickets for £15 (£17.50 on peak-priced performances) on Mon - Thurs evenings & Wed & Sat matinees.*
25 and under
Mon 16 Oct, Mon 23 Oct, Mon 30 Oct, Mon 6 Nov
£5 tickets available exclusively to those aged 25 and under on select Mondays and Access Performances. Enter the promo code UNDER25 to book. Proof of age ID will be required on collecting the tickets. Tickets are limited to two per person and subject to availability.
If you are aged 25 and under and have access requirements you can also attend one of our Captioned (Thurs 9 Nov) or Audio Described (Sat 11 Nov) performances for £5.
*Subject to availability. Not available in the final week of performances
For the Almeida: Game; King Charles III (also West End and Broadway).
Theatre includes: Wild (Hampstead Theatre); An Intervention (Paines Plough/Watford Palace); Bull (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield/Off Broadway/Young Vic); Medea; Decade (Headlong); Chariots of Fire (Hampstead Theatre/Gielgud Theatre); 13 (National Theatre); Earthquakes in London (Headlong/National Theatre); Love, Love, Love (Paines Plough/Plymouth Theatre Royal/Royal Court/Roundabout Theatre Company, New York); Cock; Contractions; My Child (Royal Court); Artefacts (Bush Theatre/Nabokov).
Television includes: King Charles III; Doctor Foster; The Town.
Radio includes: King Charles III; Cock; Heart; The Core; Family Man; Love Contract; The Steps; Not Talking.
As Director: Medea (Headlong/Glasgow Citizens/Watford/Warwick); Honest (Theatre Royal Northampton).
For both Bull and Cock, Mike won Olivier Awards for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre. He also won a Theatre Award UK for Best New Play for Love, Love, Love.
★★★★★ Something remarkable. Our country needs it
★★★★★ A work of deeply absorbing emotional richness and symphonic density
★★★★ Mike Bartlett's fascinating, complex new play
★★★★ Shot through with shrewdly observed humour... [Victoria] Hamilton is magnetic
★★★★ It has the quality that the gardener and the 'state-of-the-nation' playwright both long for: it’s teeming with life
★★★★ A Chekhovian mix of wit and compassion... Hamilton is stunning
★★★★ The acting across the ensemble is stunning
Please note this production includes strobe lighting, features real plants and flowers and the smoking of real cigarettes.
The running time is approximately 3 hours and 5 minutes including a 20 minute interval.
Writer Mike Bartlett
Director Rupert Goold
Design Miriam Buether
Lighting Neil Austin
Sound Gregory Clarke
Movement Director Rebecca Frecknall
Associate Movement Director
Casting Amy Ball
Resident Director Tom Brennan
Costume Supervision Anna Josephs