About Don Quixote

After a lifetime of reading books on chivalry, one eccentric old man heads off on a rumbustious quest to become a wandering knight accompanied by his faithful and equally ill-suited servant, ‘riotously performed by David Threlfall as Don Quixote and Rufus Hound as Sancho Panza’ (The Times). Taking up a lance and sword, Don Quixote sets out on a hilarious journey across medieval Spain, defending the helpless and vanquishing the wicked. Hopelessly unprepared and increasingly losing his grip on reality, with each calamitous adventure the two hapless heroes experience, the romantic ideal of Quixote’s books seems further away than ever.

Following its sell-out run at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2016 to mark the 400th anniversary of Cervantes’ death, the Royal Shakespeare Company’s ‘joyous’ (Guardian) production of this legendary comic novel is told by a company of 20 actors accompanied by a band of live musicians.

Photography of the original Swan Theatre Company by Helen Maybanks © RSC and Manuel Harlan.

Offers

  • No Booking Fee

    All performances 3 - 24 Dec 2018.
    no booking fee
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Performance dates & times

You can book from 10-Dec-2018 to 02-Feb-2019

Mon
  • 19:30
Tue
  • 19:30
Wed
  • 14:00
  • 19:30
Thu
  • 19:30
Fri
  • 19:30
Sat
  • 14:00
  • 19:30
Sun
  • -

Garrick Theatre

Find out more about the venue for your show: Directions, Transport options and facilities.

Where is the theatre?

2 Charing Cross Road London WC2H 0HH
  • Nearest Bus stop: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 29, 176; (Strand) 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 87, 91, 139
  • Parking: Leicester Square, Whitcomb Street (3mins)
  • Nearest Night Bus: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 176, N5, N20, N29, N41, N279; (Strand) 6, 23, 139, N9, N11, N13, N15, N21, N26, N44, N47, N87, N89, N91, N155, N343, N551
  • Nearest Tube: Piccadilly, Northern
  • Directions:

    (2mins) Follow Charing Cross Road parallel to Leicester Square until you reach the theatre on your left.

  • Nearest Station: Charing Cross

Available facilities

  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • No Booking Fee

    All performances 3 - 24 Dec 2018.
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