WhatsOnStage Logo
Home link
Theatre News

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.

Loading...
Loading...
Loading...