Winner of the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, Sunny Afternoon is an irresistible musical with slick theatricality and ingenious storytelling at its heart. It tells the captivating tale of how one of Britain’s greatest bands, The Kinks, rose to stardom.
Step into swinging 60s Britain and discover how The Kinks found their definitive sound that rocked a nation and influenced generations. Feel the euphoric highs and experience the power of a live Kinks performance as we witness the band’s beginnings, their barnstorming debut on Top of the Pops, their infamous American tour and their triumphant comeback.
Featuring the iconic hits You Really Got Me, Waterloo Sunset, Dedicated Follower of Fashion, All Day and All of the Night, Lola, Sunny Afternoon and many more, this production fizzes with energy, and is a fresh new ‘Great British Musical’ (The Times) that will make your spirits soar.
With music and lyrics by Ray Davies (Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music), a new book by Joe Penhall and direction by Edward Hall, Sunny Afternoon’s faultless musicianship and brilliant songs come together for a moving portrayal of The Kinks’ amazing journey during the youthful, rebellious 1960s. Book now!
Music & Lyrics | Ray Davies
Book | Joe Penhall
Original Story | Ray Davies
Director | Edward Hall
Running Time: 2hrs 45mins (approx.)
Pricing & Concessions
Tue – Thu Evening & Sat Matinee
Price band A: £42.50
Price band B: £39.50
Price band C £32
Price band D £29
Price band E: £16 (restricted view)
Fri & Sat Evening
Price band A: £46.50
Price band B: £43.50
Price band C £35
Price band D £33
Price band E: £18 (restricted view)
Wed & Thu Matinee
Price band A: £33
Price band B: £30
Price band C £26
Price band D £22
Price band E: £12 (restricted view)
Concessions are limited
Under 16s, Student, Unwaged, Young Company
£8 off A, B & C (Tue – Thu eves & Sat matinee)
Over 60s, Disabled, People’s Company
£3 off A, B & C (Tue – Thu eves & Sat matinee)
£6 off, A, B & C (Tue – Thu eves)
£10 off A, B & C (first performance only)
Groups of 10+:
£2 off per ticket, all price bands, all performances.
Groups of 20+:
£3 off per ticket, plus 1 complimentary organiser ticket, all price bands, all performances.
Groups of 40+:
£4 off per ticket plus 1 complimentary organiser ticket, all price bands, all performances.
School groups of 10+:
£10 tickets, all price bands (Tue – Thu all performances)
Dates & Times
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Concessionary tickets for Under 16s, Over 60s, Students, Friends, Priority Booking members, Young Company members and People’s Company members can be purchased online. Members will need to be logged in to the website in order for their concession to apply. Concessions may not apply to all performances – please check the Prices and Concessions tab for detailed information on concessionary tickets and availability.
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