Jane Austen's Story Reimagined: Book Tickets For Persuasion In London

Joan Agie
Jan 11, 2022 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on Jan 11, 2022
Jane Austen's Story Reimagined: Book Tickets For Persuasion In London
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Austen's beloved romantic comedy, adapted by Jeff James and James Yeatman, is now on at the Rose Theatre.

Directed by Jeff James himself, this bold and beautiful adaptation of the classic Jane Austen story was first seen at the Royal Exchange Theatre. Without a bonnet in sight, enjoy the quick wit and sharp observations of Jane Austen's novel on the stage, with the play providing a modern twist for the 21st century.

The play takes the terrific comedy of the original novel and gives it a new look with Persuasion at the Rose Theatre.

Book Persuasion London tickets now to watch this Jane Austen story unfold.

About Persuasion

What is Persuasion about?

Jane Austen's novel has been brought to the stage, with all of its sharp observations and quick wit coming along too. This 21st-century production by Jeff James and James Yeatmanis is a reimagining of the old book.

You can even enjoy a foam party! With a brilliant and beautiful soundtrack by Frank Ocean, Dua Lipa, and Cardi B, this romantic comedy is riotously reimagined for the present generation.

In association with Oxford Playhouse, Persuasion is an Alexandra Palace and Rose Theatre Production.

The story follows Captain Wentworth and Anne Elliot. Eight years ago, Wentworth proposed to Anne when he had no money and only love and ambition to offer.

Anne's family forced her to reject the proposal, but Anne never got over her first love. Now, Wentworth is back and very rich. He is successful and single, and the handsome captain is now considered a serious catch.

Different circumstances bring the two in front of each other, and Anne now has to confront her past and face her choices. The question now is whether the captain will forgive Anne for rejecting him and if she will learn to trust her desires.

Watch the reimagined story at the Rose Theatre. Book Persuasion tickets now.

What age is Persuasion suitable for?

The recommended age is 10+.

What is the runtime of Persuasion?

The runtime of the show is two hours, which also includes an interval.

Who is in the Persuasion cast?

The cast of Persuasion has not been announced yet. This is a production by Alexandra Palace and Rose Original in association with Oxford Playhouse. It is directed by Jeff James, and the adaptation was created by him and James Yeatman.

Design is by Alex Lowde. Lucy Carter is the lighting designer. Music and sound are by Ben and Max Ringham, movement by Morgann Runacre-Temple, dramaturg by James Yeatman, and the assistant director is Layla Madanat.

What can I expect from the play?

Expect the same quick wit and brilliant observations of Jane Austen's book replicated in this reimagined version of the play. Enjoy the story of Anne Elliot and Captain Wentworth as she is torn between her choices.

With a soundtrack by Frank Ocean, Cardi B, and Dua Lipa, you're sure to love this play.

Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs

Where is Persuasion being performed in London?

The address of the venue is the Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL.

How do I get to the Rose Theatre?

If you are travelling from London, take the A3211 or A3200 to reach the theatre in the quickest possible time.

Take the train from Waterloo Station to Surbiton Station and then a K3 bus to Brook Street. It is a four-minute walk to the theatre from the Brook Street stop.

Where can I park at the Rose Theatre?

Rose Car Park is the nearest parking to the theatre.

Where are the toilets at the Rose Theatre?

Individual washrooms are available on the mezzanine. Wheelchair-accessible toilets are found in the lower lobby and the mezzanine, and a lift is available to access those.

Is the Rose Theatre accessible?

From all public entrances, wheelchair access is possible. Main floor seating is available for wheelchairs.

Where can I eat nearby?

Some popular restaurants in the area are Wagamama, Burger Bros, Phoreal, Las Iguanas, Fortunella, and Roti Run.

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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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