Trainspotting

A coarse, intense and hilarious rollercoaster ride through the heroin-hinterlands of Thatcher-era Leith. 

In a world where work and opportunities are scarce Renton, Sick Boy, Begbie and Spud rail against the trappings of a successful lifestyle held out of their reach, and seek life through the point of a needle. Published in 1993, Irvine Welsh’s cult novel Trainspotting defined a generation and remains one of the most important, hard-hitting stories of our time.

Gareth Nicholls’ acclaimed production honours both the iconic novel and Danny Boyle’s famous film adaptation, while creating a hard-hitting and poignant theatre show about urban alienation and young lives under pressure.

A critically-acclaimed sell-out in 2016, Glasgow Citizens are bringing back this production by popular public demand - don’t leave it too late to book your tickets! 

The production will also tour to the King’s Theatre Edinburgh from 14 - 18 Nov, presented by Selladoor Scotland.

GLASGOW Citizens Theatre | 18 Oct - 11 Nov 2017 | ON-SALE | 0141 429 0022

EDINBURGH Kings Theatre |14 - 18 Nov 2017 | ON-SALE | 0131 529 6000

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