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Experience the transformation of English football in Dear England, an acclaimed play exploring national identity at Prince Edward Theatre. Get your Dear England tickets to watch the story unfold!

why watch dear england

Dear England is a theatrical gem that you simply cannot afford to miss. This critically-acclaimed play, the brainchild of celebrated playwright James Graham, brings to life the intricate journey of football manager Gareth Southgate in reshaping masculinity within English football.

Directed by Rupert Goold (Spring Awakening, Judy) and starring Joseph Fiennes (The Handmaid’s Tale, The Mother) as Gareth Southgate, Dear England delves into the complex psychology of the widely adored sport, football. Make sure to book your Dear England tickets for a transformative experience at the illustrious Prince Edward Theatre. This play is not just a performance; it's a spirited exploration of the national psyche and sport.

The Story

Dear England is an intriguing play that explores the evolving notions of masculinity in English football, centring around the transformative role of manager Gareth Southgate. Penned by the acclaimed James Graham, the play examines the journey of the England men's football team under the guidance of Southgate, both in the lead-up to and aftermath of three pivotal tournaments. These tournaments include the 2018 FIFA World Cup semifinals in Russia, the 2020 UEFA Euro final at Wembley Stadium, and the quarterfinal in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Secure your Dear England tickets for its limited 14-week run at the Prince Edward Theatre and be part of this thrilling theatrical journey.

Great For

Play Lovers | Gareth Southgate Fans | Sports Enthusiasts

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These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Show Details

Genre: Play

Duration: 2 hr 50 min including interval

Audience: Srictly for 3+

Opening Date: 9 Oct 2023

Closing Date: 13 Jan 2024

Theatre Name: Prince Edward Theatre

Theatre Capacity: 1716

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Theatre Facilities: Toilets, Bar, Cloakroom

Dress Code: Smart casual

Cast & Crew

Leading Roles

Joseph Fiennes as Gareth Southgate


James Graham


Rupert Goold

Additional Tips

  • Keep in mind, most London theaters are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly. Bring along a light jacket if needed.

  • Latecomers may not be admitted until a suitable break but we cannot guarantee admittance into the performance.

  • Joseph Fiennes will not be performing on the following performances: Monday 16th October, Tuesday 17th October, Wednesday 20 December, Thursday 21 December, and Friday 22 December (both shows).

  • Audio Described Performance: Saturday, 18 November 2023 at 2 PM

  • Captioned: Saturday, 4 November 2023 at 2 PM

  • British Sign Language Signed: Wednesday, 29 November 2023 at 7 PM

  • You will receive an email with your Dear England voucher. Please display the same on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID.
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