This is your ticket to a ride you won’t soon forget.
Choose life.

By Irvine Welsh
Adapted by Harry Gibson

James Seabright presents the King's Head Theatre and In Your Face Theatre


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Trainspotting is the story of Mark Renton and his friends, living through the Edinburgh heroin scene of the 1980s.

In Your Face Theatre’s no-holds-barred, immersive adaptation recaptures the passion, humour and controversy of Irvine Welsh’s cult novel and the globally successful film, and invites the audience into the action.

This is your ticket to a ride you won’t soon forget.

Choose life.

WARNING: Contains nudity, strong language, sex, violence, drug/needle use, and lots of mess. May induce claustrophobia.


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General on sale opens on Thu 18 Oct


Reviews

★★★★ ‘A must-see for fans of the novel and film alike.’ Daily Telegraph

‘A big fat hit. Just don’t sit near the toilet!’ NME

★★★★‘Fresh, funny, grim and glorious.’ Londonist

‘I’m not sure ‘in your face’ covers it. In your everything, really.’ The Times

‘The best way to experience Trainspotting.’ Irvine Welsh


Behind the scenes

 

Trainspotting


Access

Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available. To discuss any access needs, take a look at our access page or please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.