Boys from the Blackstuff


Forty years after Alan Bleasdale’s ground-breaking television series and following its ★★★★★ (Daily Mail) run at Liverpool’s Royal Court, James Graham’s powerful new adaptation BOYS FROM THE BLACKSTUFF  is coming to the Garrick Theatre direct from the National Theatre for 8 weeks only.

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What is Boys from the Blackstuff about?

80s Liverpool. Chrissie, Loggo, George, Dixie and Yosser are used to hard work and providing for their families. But there is no work and there is no money. What are they supposed to do? Work harder, work longer, buy cheaper, spend less? They just need a chance.  Life is tough but the lads can play the game. Find jobs, avoid the ‘sniffers’ and see if you can have a laugh along the way.

Ticket Information

Tickets available for performances from the 13th of  June to the  3rd of August 2024.

Running Time

2hrs 30mins (incl. interval)

Cast & Creatives

George Caple, Dominic Carter, Helen Carter, Aron Julius, Nathan McMullen, Lauren O’Neil, Jamie Peacock, Barry Sloane, Philip Whitchurch, Mark Womack

James Graham (Writer), Kate Wasserberg (Director), Amy Jane Cook (Set & Costume Designer), Ian Scott (Lighting Designer), Dyfan Jones (Composer & Sound Designer)

Age Guidance: 10+

Access Performances:

Saturday 20th July 2024 7:30pm – BSL

Wednesday 31st July 2024 7:30pm – Captioned


Booking Period

13 Jun - 3 Aug 2024

Weekly Performances

Monday 7:30PM
Tuesday 7:30PM
Wednesday 2:30PM, 7:30PM
Thursday 7:30PM
Friday 7:30PM
Saturday 2:30PM, 7:30PM

For group bookings of 10 or more:
Submit a request online

Or call 020 7206 1176

Venue Information

Garrick Theatre

2 Charing Cross Rd, Charing Cross, London WC2H 0HH

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Nearest Tube/Rail Station

Charing Cross or Leicester Square


3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 15, 24, 29, 30

Nearest Car Parks

Upper St Martin's Lane

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