NEWS: The Girl on the Train to Play at the Duke of York’s Theatre

The production, currently touring the UK, will play in the West End for a limited season from the 23rd July.

(C) Manuel Harlan.

Based on the best-selling book by Paula Hawkins and the Dreamworks film, The Girl on the Train has been adapted for the stage by Rachel Wagstaff  and Duncan Abel and is directed by Anthony Banks.

It has also been confirmed that Samantha Womack will continue to play the role of Rachel Watson for the West End run when it transfers to the Duke of York’s Theatre from the 23rd July. Further casting for the London run has yet to be confirmed.

Rachel Watson longs for a different life. Her only escape is the perfect couple she watches through the train window every day, happy and in love.  Or so it appears. When Rachel learns that the woman she’s been secretly watching has suddenly disappeared, she finds herself as a witness and even a suspect in a thrilling mystery in which she will face bigger revelations than she could ever have anticipated.

Samantha Womack has starred extensively in television, film and theatre.  She is best known for playing Ronnie Mitchell in BBC1’s EastEnders. Other television credits include roles in Silent Witness, Mount Pleasant and the hugely popular Game On.  Her recent films include: Kingsman: The Golden Circle and Kingsman: The Secret Service alongside Colin Firth She recently played Morticia in a tour of The Addams Family.

The production has been produced for the stage by Simon Friend, Amblin Entertainment and Josh Andrews. Meanwhile, the creative team for the production includes  set and costumes by James Cotterill, lighting by Jack Knowles, composition and sound by Ben & Max Ringham, video by Andrzej Goulding and fights byAlison de Burgh. 

The Girl on the Train is currently in Nottingham and continues its UK and Ireland travelling on to Shrewsbury, Dublin, Belfast, Brighton, Sheffield, Norwich, Guildford, Oxford, Canterbury, Birmingham, Aberdeen, Bradford, High Wycombe, Cambridge, Plymouth, Swindon, Bromley, Malvern, Woking, Eastbourne, Cardiff and Brighton.

The Girl on the Train will play at the Duke of York’s Theatre from the 23rd July until the 17th August. To book tickets click here or visit: Love, Theatre Tickets, Encore Tickets, See Tickets, Last or From the Box Office.

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