The Jungle at the Playhouse Theatre
Following universal critical acclaim, and direct from a sold-out run at the Young Vic, The Jungle transfers to the Playhouse Theatre.
Meet the hopeful, resilient residents of The Jungle – just across the Channel, right on our doorstep.
The Jungle tells stories of loss, fear, community and hope, of the Calais camp’s creation - and of its eventual destruction.
Join the residents over fresh baked naan and sweet milky chai at the Afghan Café, and experience the intense, moving and uplifting encounters between refugees from many different countries and the volunteers who arrived from the UK.
Audiences are invited to choose from two unique experiences: take a seat at the benches and tables of the vibrant and bustling Afghan Café at the heart of the Calais Jungle, or watch from the 'Cliffs of Dover’ in the circle, overlooking the dynamic performance space below.
Wherever you sit, prepare to be transported into the world of the Calais camp, where a community forged from necessity shares its unimaginable stories of hope against all odds.
Due to the unique nature of this production, where the cast surrounds and moves around the audience in the Afghan Café, we cannot guarantee you will see every actor at all times. This is a deliberate design feature which enhances your experience in The Jungle.
40% OF TICKETS £25 AND UNDER AT EVERY PERFORMANCE
Sonia Friedman Productions and Tom Kirdahy, Hunter Arnold present A National Theatre and Young Vic Co-Production with Good Chance Theatre.
Production supported by Glenn and Phyllida Earle and Clive and Sally Sherling