Shakespeare In Love extends run at Noël Coward Theatre into 2015

Lucy Briggs-Owen and Tom Bateman in Shakespeare In Love.

The critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare in Love has announced that it has extended its booking period to January 10.

The production is extending its run at the Noël Coward Theatre, in London’s West End, due to popular demand, releasing almost 76,000 extra tickets.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public from next Monday.

Read our review of the production which stars Tom Bateman as William Shakespeare and Lucy Briggs-Owen as Viola – bit.ly/1lR8Fgu

Produced by Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions and based on the Oscar-winning screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, Shakespeare in Love has been adapted for the stage by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot).

The drama features a company of 28 actors and musicians (and a dog) – one of the largest companies ever assembled for a play in the West End.

This new play is directed by Declan Donnellan and designed by Nick Ormerod, the driving force behind the world-renowned theatre company, Cheek by Jowl.

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