A new play by Rory Mullarkey

Directed by Lyndsey Turner

Press night 11 October, continuing in the repertoire until 2 December


A village. A dragon. A damsel in distress.


Into the story walks George: wandering knight, freedom fighter, enemy of tyrants the world over. One epic battle later and a nation is born. As the village grows into a town, and the town into a city, the myth of Saint George, which once brought a people together, threatens to divide them. Rory Mullarkey creates a new folk tale for an uneasy nation.


John Heffernan plays Saint George; the cast also includes Suzanne Ahmet,Jason Barnett, Julian Bleach, Luke Brady, Paul Brennen, Joe Caffrey, Paul Cawley, Richard Goulding, Gawn Grainger, Tamzin Griffin, Stephanie Jacob, Olwen May, Victoria Moseley, Conor Neaves, Amaka Okafor, Sharita Oomeer, Jeff Rawle, Kirsty Rider and Grace Saif.


Directed by Lyndsey Turner (ChimericaLight Shining in Buckinghamshire), with design by Rae Smith, choreography by Lynne Page, lighting design by Bruno Poet, music by Grant Olding, sound design by Christopher Shutt and fight direction by Bret Yount.


Hundreds of Travelex tickets at £15 available per performance.

Saint George and the Dragon is a recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Plays Award

Age Guidance: 13+ years


Talks and Events

16 – 21: Designing Saint George and the Dragon – Monday 9 October and Monday 16 October, 5pm

A Short History of Saint George – Tuesday 31 October, 6pm

Class – an unequal nation? – Thursday 2 November, 5.45pm

Designing Saint George with Rae Smith – Monday 20 November, 5.30pm

Rory Mullarkey and Lyndsey Turner – Thursday 23 November, 6pm

Theatre Dialogue Club – Thursday 30 November, 7pm

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