We have updated our Privacy Policy Please take a moment to review it. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the terms of our updated Privacy Policy.

Tipping the Velvet – see the stage play now!

Tipping the Velvet Play
3. Sally Messham - Tipping the Velvet photo by Jay Brooks
3. Sally Messham – Tipping the Velvet photo by Jay Brooks


The adaptation of Sarah Waters’ debut novel, Tipping the Velvet, has now opened at the Lyric Hammersmith!

The play opened on the 19th September 2015 and runs to the 21st November 2015 and has been receiving rave reviews from those who have seen already  – for tickets and more information visit the Lyric website

This new adaptation of the novel by acclaimed playwright Laura Wade (Posh, Royal Court/West End) has been in the planning for four years and is being directed by Lyndsey Turner (Chimerica, Almeida/West End).

Sarah was recently interviewed talking about the adaptation, along with Laura Wade, by the Independent – you can read the interview here

The play will also be running in Edinburgh at the Edinburgh Lyceum on the following dates:

w/c 26 October 2015

w/c 02 November 2015

w/c 09 November 2015

w/c 16 November 2015

Final performance: Saturday 21 November 2015