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Billie Piper stands behind a misty pane of glass looking wistfully into the distance


by Simon Stone after Federico García Lorca
Direction Simon Stone

Monday - Saturday: 7.30pm (except 7 Aug - 19 Aug, 28 Aug and 31 August)

Saturday matinees: 2.30pm (except 29 Jul)

See Yerma in cinemas nationwide with National Theatre Live on 31 August. Find your nearest screening.

£10, £20, £29, £38

Previews: (26 - 28 July) £10, £20

General tickets for Yerma are sold out, but you're welcome to join the returns queue from 6.30pm for evening shows and 1.30pm for matinees.

Please note: this performance contains strobe lighting. Please speak to the welcome team if you require more information

Main House

2016's biggest hit returns for a strictly limited run. 

The extraordinary Billie Piper plays Her, a woman driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child. Simon Stone creates a radical new production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.

Cast and Creatives

Direction Simon Stone | Design Lizzie Clachan | Costumes Alice Babidge | Light James Farncombe | Music & Sound Stefan Gregory | Video Jack Henry James | Casting Julia Horan CDG

With Maureen Beattie, Brendan Cowell, John MacMillan, Billie Piper, Charlotte Randle, Thalissa Teixeira

"An extraordinary theatrical triumph" 

The Times

"Billie Piper makes a shattering Yerma in Simon Stone’s inspired reworking of Lorca"

The Observer

“Stunning, searing, unmissable”
Mail on Sunday

"A shatteringly powerful reinvention of a familiar classic"
The Independent

"Harrowing and astonishingly funny - 100 electrifying minutes" 
The Sun

"Billie Piper is on raw, ferocious, spellbinding form"

The Evening Standard

"Brutal yet ferociously funny"

"Billie Piper is astonishing - everything about this production is on-point"

"Piper gives a devastatingly powerful performance"
The Daily Telegraph

"Wonderfully bold and sensitive writing and direction from Simon Stone”
The Sunday Times

“Piper gives a devastating portrayal of all-consuming female despair”
Financial Times

"Simon Stone's radical update of Lorca is astonishingly powerful"
Time Out

"A sharply witty, slangily modern updating – you can’t take your eyes off Billie Piper"
The Daily Mail

“Splendidly acted on Lizzie Clachan’s elegant minimalist set”
Sunday Express

Find out what audiences are saying about the show

Direction Simon Stone   

Design Lizzie Clachan    

Costumes Alice Babidge  

Light James Farncombe   

Music & Sound Stefan Gregory  

Video Jack Henry James   

Casting Julia Horan CDG


Maureen Beattie, Brendan Cowell, John MacMillan, Billie Piper, Charlotte Randle, Thalissa Teixeira


Billie Piper on feminism, fear, her first love and staring in Yerma at the Young Vic. Read her cover interview with Stylist Magazine here.

London Theatre speaks with Thalissa Teixeira about the return of Yerma. Read it here.

Two big wins for Yerma at the Olivier Awards 2017 - Billie Piper takes Best Actress the production wins Best Revival. Read more on The Guardian.

Theatre.London has seven reasons to be excited about the 2017 Young Vic season and the return of Billie Piper in Yerma is one of them.

Yerma is back! Read more about our 2017 season on The Guardian, The Evening Standard, What's On Stage, The Stage and Official Theatre London

Billie Piper scooped Best Actress at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for her role in Yerma. Read her interviews with The Evening Standard here and here.

Billie Piper discusses Yerma with Jane Garvey and Jenni Murray on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour 

"A modern woman who is suddenly suffocated and strangled by her ticking clock" Billie Piper and Simon Stone talk to the BBC about Yerma at the Young Vic

"This is a Greek tragedy" Simon Stone discusses re-inventing Lorca's Yerma for our times - The Guardian

Captioned performance
24 Aug, 7.30pm

Audio described performance
26 Aug, 2.30pm

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