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Trainspotting to open at The Vaults

The production will coincide with the 20th anniversary of Danny Boyle's film

Trainspotting will open at the Vaults on 8 November
© Andreas Grieger

Trainspotting is to transfer to The Vaults this November following two sell-out runs at the King's Head Theatre.

The 11-week run is to coincide with the 20th anniversary of Danny Boyle's iconic film starring Ewan McGregor, which was based on the novel by Irvine Welsh. A sequel to the film, also to be directed by Boyle, will be released early next year.

Adapted by Harry Gibson, the play will take place in a special immersive space which will see the majority of the audience sat amidst the action.

The play is set in '80s Edinburgh and tells the story of a group of heroin addicts. It will be directed by Adam Spreadbury-Maher in collaboration with Greg Esplin.

Trainspotting will run at The Vaults from 8 November.