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Tickets currently available from 20th February 2024 to 9th March 2024

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Steven Moffats' dark and murderous comedy The Unfriend comes to the Criterion Theatre.

This riotous dark comedy from writer Steven Moffat and director Mark Gatiss, the award-winning team behind BBC’s Sherlock, stars an uproarious cast including Reece Shearsmith (Inside No. 9), Amanda Abbington (Sherlock) and Frances Barber (Silk).

While on holiday Peter and Debbie befriend Elsa: a lusty, Trump-loving widow from Denver, USA. She’s less than woke but kind of wonderful. They agree to stay in touch - because no one ever really does, do they?

When Elsa invites herself to stay a few months later, they decide to look her up online. Too late, they learn the truth about Elsa Jean Krakowski. Deadly danger has just boarded a flight to London!

What began as a casual holiday friendship is now a threat to the lives of their children. Peter and Debbie now face the ultimate challenge of the modern world - how do you protect all that you love from mortal peril without seeming a bit impolite. Because guess who’s coming… to MURDER.

This dark comedy is written by Steven Moffat and directed by Mark Gatiss, the collaborative team being BBC’s Sherlock. The production's star-studded cast includes Reece Shearsmith (I_nside No.9_), Amanda Abbington (Sherlock) and Frances Barber (Silk).

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Theatre Address

Criterion Theatre,
218-223 Piccadilly,
London,
W1V 9LB

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