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Farm Hall Tickets

Theatre Royal Haymarket

This incredible new play about Operation Epsilon and the race to create the atomic bomb transfers to the West End for a limited season.

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Step inside an English country house in 1945, where six German nuclear scientists’ every move is being recorded, as “riveting wartime thriller” (The Guardian) Farm Hall transfers to the West End. Based on real transcripts from World War Two’s Operation Epsilon, the best-selling show in the history of Jermyn Street Theatre comes to Theatre Royal Haymarket for a strictly limited season this autumn.

About Farm Hall

Summer, 1945. Hitler is dead, but the Second World War still rages in the Pacific. The Allied Forces have detained six of Germany’s best nuclear scientists, including three Nobel Prize winners, at the stately home Farm Hall just outside Cambridge. As they keep themselves entertained with carefully redacted newspapers, a piano that doesn’t work properly and a copy of Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit, their peace is soon shattered by historic news. The United States has succeeded where the Germans failed, and have not only created an atomic bomb, but fired it towards Japan.

Based on true events that took place at Farm Hall between July 1945 and January 1946, this thrilling play uses recordings of the scientists’ conversations - documented with bugs planted throughout the building - to bring a lesser-known piece of 20th-century history back to light.

Cast and Creative Team

Farm Hall is Katherine Moar’s debut play, commissioned and premiered at Jermyn Street Theatre in central London. It is directed by Stephen Unwin, former Artistic Director at Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh and Rose Theatre, Kingston; and founder of the acclaimed English Touring Theatre company.

The cast of Farm Hall includes David Yelland (The Crown, Chariots of Fire) as Max Von Laue, Alan Cox (Say My Name, Mrs Dalloway) as Werner Heisenberg, Daniel Boyd (On Chesil Beach, Tiger House) as Carl Friedrich von Weizsacker, Forbes Masson (EastEnders, Catastrophe) as Otto Hahn, Julius D’Silva (The Crown, The Ten Commandments) as Kurt Diebner and Archie Backhouse as Erich Bagge.

Don’t Miss Tickets for Farm Hall at Theatre Royal Haymarket

This remarkable story of war and devastation experienced within the walls of a British country estate is a fascinating retelling of once-classified wartime history. Book Farm Hall tickets now to see its huge West End transfer this year.

Performance dates:
07 Aug 2024 - 31 Aug 2024
Running time:
1 hour and 45 minutes including an interval.
Age recommendation:
Best for age 12+
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