After enjoying hugely successful sell-out runs on Broadway and in Dublin, Olivier-Award-winning Fishmable and Sebastian Barry’s critically acclaimed production On Blueberry Hill comes to London’s Trafalgar Studios. Captivating audiences both in Ireland and over the pond, On Blueberry Hill follows the compelling tale of two prisoners who share a prison cell.
Regarded as one of Ireland’s greatest authors and the current Laureate of Irish fiction, Sebastian Barr’s novels have both been won or been nominated for the MAN Booker Prize and the Irish Book Awards. On Blueberry Hill is expected to be in high demand so purchase your tickets now!
Locked away in the same room for twenty years, PJ (David Ganly) and Christy (Niall Buggy) are destined to share their lives together. Although neither prisoner takes to each other at first, they reminisce about the events that have led to their imprisonment and reflect on the possibility of life outside the walls of the prison cell...
On Blueberry Hill ticket prices range from £15 to £65. Only opening in 2004, Trafalga Studios is an exciting new venue and is split into studio 1 and studio 2 which are both flexible performance spaces. Trafalga Studio 1 has a capacity of 380 seats and as a flexible auditorium, the theatre is not divided into different sections. However, there are some boxes to the sides of the theatre.
However, if you are looking for premium seating, these can be found in the mid-centre of the theatre- in rows D-G. There are also slightly cheaper but excellent seats just behind and in front of these rows.
If you are looking for cheaper tickets, then these can be found right at the back of theatre since these seats are furthest from the stage. Given that Trafalgar Studio 1 is a relatively small auditorium, these seats still provide excellent views of the stage.
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Trafalgar Studios is in the heart of central London, so it is recommended that you take public transport. However, it is also possible to travel to the theatre by car but please be aware that it is inside London congestion zone. The Trafalgar Studios 1 address is:
Tube: Charing Cross tube station (Northern Line, Bakerloo Line) is the closest tube station to Trafalgar Studio 1.
Train: the closest train station is Charing Cross train station which is a short walk away and has national rail services.
Bus: Trafalgar Studios is serviced by bus lines 3, 6, 11, 12, 12, 23, 24, 83, 87, 91, 139, 159, and 453.
Car: if you are driving to the theatre, then the nearest car park is Q-Park Trafalgar. Trafalgar studios is part of the Q Park Theatre scheme which can get you 50% off your parking tickets. Simply present your parking ticket at the theatre.
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Getting to the venue
Trafalgar Studios is accessible for wheelchair users - the Foyer, Foyer Bar and Box Office are also all on street level. However, the pavement in front of the main entrance to Trafalgar Studios is raised by two steps but there is a flat pavement on Spring Gardens which is the street parallel to Whitehall.
Inside the theatre
There is step free access to the entrance of Trafalgar Studio 1. You can take a lift to the lower level and then there is a stair lift which will take you in front of the auditorium. Wheelchair spaces are in the front row of the auditorium.
However, it is worth noting that seating in the theatre is raked so there are 25 steps down from the Foyer/Box Office to the Studio Bar, then 10 steps up form the Studio Bar to row A. There is a lift and stair lift available to access these parts of the theatre. For customers using the bar, drinks can be brought to their seats.
Induction Loop Necklaces and Headsets
There are both Induction Loop Necklaces (suitable for people wearing a hearing aid) and Headsets available (similar to regular headphones).
Guide dogs are allowed in the auditorium and staff will also happily look after dogs during the show in accordance with Guide Dogs for the Blind Guidelines
There is an accessible toilet suitable for wheelchair users but you must use the lift to access it. There are also seats 22 steps up from the foyer and in the Studio Bar.
On Blueberry Hill is showing at Trafalgar Studios from 5 March – 1 May 2020
Monday - Saturday 7.30pm
Thursday & saturday 7.30pm (except 5th March)
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