Peter Huntley Productions, in association with Daniel Krupnik and Southwark Playhouse, presents

Farragut North

by Beau Willimon
11 September - 5 October 2013

Ticket Prices:
£10 previews | £16 | £14

A phot of a man in front of the flag of the United States

★★★★ ‘The play is cracking… Guy Unsworth’s production is seamless… the crowning glory is the acting’
Daily Mail

★★★★ ‘gripping… this is the kind of play you’ll see once and want to go straight back for more.’

‘a major coup… a terrific production’ The Stage

‘Andrew Whipp is hugely charismatic’

‘his compelling turn at the Southwark Playhouse in Farragut North confirms it: Max Irons, son of Jeremy (and Sinead Cusack), has got star quality’ The Telegraph

‘Max Irons is definitely a young actor to watch’ Evening Standard

‘Shaun Williamson is excellent’

‘compelling work from Rachel Tucker’ The Stage

Aysha Kala is deftly enigmatic’ The Independent

‘Josh O’Connor delivers a comic gem of a performance’ The Independent

Stephen Bellamy (Max Irons) is a bright young man with a ruthless political ambition. At twenty-five, he is already press secretary to a candidate for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. He is self-confident, charismatic and strategically brilliant; a player on a meteoric rise to the top. But when Stephen receives an unexpected phone call at a crucial period in the campaign, a decision made in the heat of the moment unleashes a chain of events even he can’t control.

Farragut North is an extraordinary journey into the underworld of politics from Beau Willimon, head writer of the hit US version of House of Cards. Farragut North was adapted into The Ides of March, featuring an Oscar-nominated screenplay written by Beau Willimon and George Clooney and directed by George Clooney. This year, it comes to Southwark Playhouse for its UK Premiere, directed by Guy Unsworth and produced by Peter Huntley Productions (Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, Floyd Collins, The Belle’s Stratagem).


Theatre: The Large

Mon – Sat: 8pm

Tue & Sat: 2.30pm / 3.30pm

Running Time: 120 minutes including interval

No interval and no re-entry.

The Company

Max Irons
Aysha Kala
Josh O’Connor
Alain Terzoli
Rachel Tucker
Andrew Whipp
Shaun Williamson

Guy Unsworth
David Woodhead
Richard Howell
Peter Malkin
Jude Obermüller

Group Booking

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