Backstairs Billy

Live at the Duke of York's Theatre

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Book Backstairs Billy At Duke of York's Theatre, London

Book now for your last chance to see Penelope Wilton (Downton Abbey, Ever Decreasing Circles) and Luke Evans (Beauty and the Beast, Nine Perfect Strangers) star in Marcelo Dos Santos’ critically acclaimed new play Backstairs Billy, directed by Tony and Olivier award-winning director Michael Grandage.

Wilton and Evans reign supreme’ (Financial Times) in this hilarious story of the Queen Mother and her most loyal servant. Don’t miss the final weeks of this ‘gleefully subversive comedy’ (Time Out) playing at the Duke of York’s Theatre until 27 January.

1979. Inside Clarence House, The Queen Mother’s receptions are in full swing and the champagne is flowing. Guiding the proceedings is William ‘Billy’ Tallon, holder of the royal corgis and Her Majesty’s loyal servant.

Outside, strikes are bringing the country to its knees and Britain is on the verge of changing seismically under Margaret Thatcher. These two worlds are about to collide with dizzying consequences…

Book your royal appointment today.