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    • Tipping the Velvet
    • Tipping the Velvet


Evenings: 7.30pm
Matinees: 2.30pm
Other Information: Group Rate: Buy 10 full price tickets and get the 11th free (available during previews. Not available on premium price tickets)
Tickets: £15, £20, £25, £30
£35 Premium seats
£20 Wednesday matinees
£15 Under 16s (subject to availability)

Schools rates apply, please contact the Box Office for details
Ages: 14+
Running time: 2hrs 30mins plus interval


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World Premiere

Acclaimed playwright Laura Wade (Posh, Royal Court/West End) brings Sarah Waters’ audacious bestselling novel to the stage in an electrifying new adaptation, directed by Lyndsey Turner (Chimerica, Almeida/West End).


'Witty inventiveness'
The Guardian

'Brilliantly mischievous'
Time Out

It’s 1887 and Nancy Astley sits in the audience at her local music hall: she doesn’t know it yet, but the next act on the bill will change her life. Tonight is the night she’ll fall in love… with the thrill of the stage and with Kitty Butler, a girl who wears trousers.

Giddy with desire and hungry for experience, Nancy follows Kitty to London where unimaginable adventures await.

A Lyric Hammersmith & Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh co-production.

This show contains scenes of a sexual nature.


Page to Stage - Pre-show Q&A: Mon 19 Oct

Join Laura Wade and bestselling author Sarah Waters, for a pre-show Q&A on Monday 19 October from 6pm, where they will discuss the process of bringing Tipping the Velvet to the stage.

Tickets are £10 and include a free Tipping the Velvet play text which will be available on the night. The first twenty bookers will receive a signed playtext.

To book visit here.