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Death of England: Closing Time Tickets

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A woman and her mother-in-law face off in a powerful drama exploring race, family baggage, and forgiveness in modern Britain. A must-see for fans of thought-provoking theater.

Why Watch Death of England: Closing Time

Prepare for a thought-provoking evening at Soho Place with Death of England: Closing Time, the final chapter in Roy Williams and Clint Dyer's acclaimed Death of England trilogy. The previous installments garnered critical praise for their honest exploration of contemporary Britain. Prepare to be challenged and moved as you witness a powerful two-woman performance delivered by acclaimed actresses Sharon Duncan-Brewster (Doctor Who) and Hayley Squires (I, Daniel Blake). Book your tickets for Death of England: Closing Time today!

The story

The play delves into the complexities of family dynamics in a modern British context. Denise and Carly are forced to confront the fallout of their relatives' past mistakes that led to the loss of their cherished family shop. As they grapple with grief, anger, and the weight of history, the play tackles thought-provoking themes of race, forgiveness, and the lingering effects of colonialism. Will Denise and Carly be able to mend the fractured relationships within their family? Will they find a way to move forward from the past? Book your tickets and see for yourself!

Great for

Drama fans | Social justice enthusiasts | Friends' night out

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Show details

Genre: Play

Audience: To be confirmed

Opening Date: 22 Aug 2024

Closing Date: 28 Sep 2024

Theatre Name: @sohoplace Theatre

Theatre Capacity: 600

Theatre Facilities: Toilets, bar, wheelchair access

Dress Code: Smart casual

Cast & Crew

Leading Roles

Sharon Duncan-Brewster as Denise

Erin Doherty as Carly


Clint Dyer


Roy Williams and Clint Dyer

Additional tips

  • The theatre is air-conditioned, so bring along a light jacket if needed.

  • The play runs for 1 hour 50 minutes without any interval, so plan your refreshments accordingly.

  • Be ready for some audience participation.

  • The theatre offers headsets, packs, and neck loops for the hearing impaired; however, they are given on a first-come-first-serve basis.

  • This production contains strobe/flashing lights, strong language, and adult themes, including references to slavery, racism, sexual abuse, and drug and alcohol abuse.

  • You will receive an email with your Death of England: Closing Time voucher. Please display the same on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID.
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