Lyric Hammersmith in London

Thursday 21st July - Saturday 13th August 2022

Various times

No age restrictions

The Olivier Award-winning play and Hollywood hit film. What do you want? To be loved. That simple? Its a big want. In the ...

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Closer on Thursday 21st July - Saturday 13th August 2022

The Olivier Award-winning play and Hollywood hit film.

‘What do you want?’
‘To be loved.’
‘That simple?’
‘It’s a big want.’

In the chaos of London; four strangers meet, fall in love and fall apart.

To mark the 25th Anniversary of the play’s premiere, Olivier Award winning director, Clare Lizzimore, stages a radical new production of Patrick Marber’s cult-classic about longing, lust, sex, and desire.

Would you risk it all for a moment of passion?

“Patrick Marber's play is as powerful and pertinent as ever” The Guardian

“Closer established Patrick Marber as the leading playwright of his generation" The Independent on Sunday

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Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Lyric Square, King St, London W6 0QL

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1. If you test positive for COVID-19, display symptoms, or are asked to isolate by NHS Test and Trace you can exchange your tickets.
2. If the show is cancelled due to COVID-19 or any other reason, you will be offered a free exchange or refund.
3. If the show is going ahead and you are able to attend, there will be no exchange or refund available.


1 Hour 55 minutes

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Seat Selection Info

This productions contains sexually explicit language, adult themes, and scenes of a sexual nature. Suitable for 16 years and older

Suitable For Children

Suitable for 16 years and older

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