National Theatre on Tour


By Alan Bennett


Tuesday 12 - Saturday 16 November 2013 Download Calendar

The Lyric


Following a sell-out run at the National Theatre, Alan Bennett’s acclaimed new comedy People tours the UK.

People spoil things; there are so many of them and the last thing one wants is them traipsing through one’s house. But with the park a jungle and a bath on the billiard table, what is Dorothy to do?

Her archdeacon sister wants to hand the estate to the care of the National Trust, but Dorothy favours a more creative solution.

People reunites Alan Bennett with director Nicholas Hytner, following their collaborations on the celebrated The History Boys and The Habit of Art.

Tour cast includes Olivier Award-nominated Siân Phillips as Dorothy, Brigit Forsyth as Iris, Selina Cadell as June and Michael Thomas as Lumsden.

Wonderfully funny… a grand evening. ****

The Times

Outrageously funny and provocative. ****


Access Performances
Audio Described: Sat 16 Nov 2.30pm
Captioned: Sat 16 Nov 7.30pm

VIP Package available £160. Click here for more information

Recommended for everyone aged 14+.

Post Show Q&A: Wednesday 13th November.

Running Time: 2hr 20mins (approx).

Pricing & Concessions

Full price:
£10 – £26

Under 16s, Student, Unwaged, Young Company, ANLO:
£7 off A, B & C (Tue – Thu eves & Sat mat)

Over 60s, Disabled:
£3 off A, B & C (Tue – Thu eves & Sat mat)

Corporate Members:
£5 off A, B & C

£5 off A, B & C (Tue 12 Nov)

Friday Fiver:
£5 tickets in A, B & C (on day of performance only)

People’s Company:
£3.50 off A, B & C (Tue – Thu eves & Sat mat)

Groups of 10+:
£1.50 off each ticket in A, B & C

Groups of 20+:
£2.50 off each ticket in A, B & C

Groups of 40+:
£3.50 off each ticket in A, B & C

School groups of 10+:
£9 tickets in A, B & C (Tue – Thu eves & Thu mat)

Please note: A 70p per ticket booking fee applies on all orders, plus an additional 80p postage fee per transaction for tickets that are mailed to customers. Not all concessions are available online. Concessions exclude price band E in The Lyric.