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Trainspotting Live at The Olympia Theatre

The generation defining novel & film – now live on stage!


Based on the novel by Irving Welsh

Adapted by Harry Gibson | Directed by Tracy Ryan

For 1 week only at The Olympia Theatre

Tuesday 8th to Saturday 12th May 2018

In a new major production of Harry Gibson’s adaptation of Trainspotting, Irvine Welsh’s controversial and raw depiction of a drug culture rife in Edinburgh in the 1980s, is an uncompromising work that still packs a punch today. Danny Boyle’s film adaptation and subsequent sequel T2, is testament to its continued relevance. Brought to life through a soundscape of 80s dance music, with a live DJ playing pre & post show, the edgy Scottish humour and uncompromising dialogue follows a group of friends as they struggle to survive the Edinburgh heroin scene.

Choose us. Choose life. Choose mortgage payments; choose washing machines; choose cars; choose sitting on a couch watching mind-numbing and spirit-crushing game shows…

Directed by Tracy Ryan & starring Shane O’Regan, Fionn Foley, Meg Healy & Lorcan Strain.


Tickets on sale now from Ticketmaster

Tickets from €25.00 including booking fee & restoration levy.

*Phone and internet bookings subject to 12.5% service charge / agents €2.50 per ticket.*

“Trainspotting is a singular sensation, a visionary knockout spiked with insight, wild invention and outrageous wit” – Rolling Stone

“The voice of punk, grown up, grown wiser and grown eloquent” – The Sunday Times

“Choose Life. Choose This Show” – The Daily Mail ★★★★

Preview Tuesday 8th May:  8pm

Wednesday 9th May: 8pm

Thursday 10th May: 8pm

Friday 11th May: 9.30pm

Saturday 12th May: 9.30pm

Tickets on sale now!



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