16 October 2023 - 2 December 2023


★★★★ “This might be the best thing since sliced bread. It’s uproarious fun” Evening Standard

★★★★ “Lynn Nottage's mouthwatering, gloriously performed play” The Guardian

★★★★ A blisteringly funny, warm-hearted comedy... Lynette Linton has assembled the perfect ingredients for a dynamic, humane, laugh-out-loud evening.” The Telegraph

 ★★★★ “Few playwrights can shake the stage like Lynn Nottage. The reverberations are even stronger when her work is directed by Lynette Linton.” The Observer

★★★★ “There is no better acting to be seen in London than in Lynette Linton's stunning production” Daily Mail

 ★★★★ "A radiant drama about love, hope and sandwiches.” Time Out

★★★★ “Lynn Nottage has cooked up a joyful feast… fizzing dialogue… an excellent cast” The Times

★★★★ “A glorious, funny and touching production of a play that argues fiercely for rehabilitation, redemption and hope” Financial Times

★★★★ “A vivid, life-enhancing play, full of heart, hope and humour... Linton’s production is a real beauty. You’ll come out beaming." WhatsOnStage

★★★★ “Clyde's is absolutely packed with belly laughs… it offers an uplifting message of hope. A show to be savoured. Delicious.” Mail on Sunday

★★★★ “Lynette Linton’s frankly delicious production.” The Stage


It’s kind of a ritual, we speak the truth. Then, let go and cook.

In the bustling kitchen of a run-down Pennsylvania truck stop, the formerly incarcerated staff have been given a second chance. Under the tyrannical eye of their boss Clyde, this unlikely team strives to create the perfect sandwich, as they dream of leaving their past mistakes behind for a better life.

Double Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Lynn Nottage (Ruined, Sweat, The Secret Life of Bees) and director Lynette Linton (Critics’ Circle Best Director for Blues for an Alabama Sky) reunite for the European premiere of the hilarious and hopeful CLYDE’S, the follow up to their Donmar five-star production of SWEAT which transferred to the West End.

“Lynn Nottage is remarkable and uniquely exhilarating.” The Washington Post on Clyde’s

“Lynette Linton’s superbly calibrated production excels from start to finish” ★★★★★ The Guardian on Sweat


We are hugely grateful to our Season Supporter, Charles Holloway

Artwork photography by Helen Murray. Rehearsal & production photography by Marc Brenner.


About 1 hour 40 minutes, no interval

Evenings Mon – Sat 7.30pm
Thursday & Saturday matinees 2.30pm

£55 | £41 | £21 | £10 standing 

PREVIEW PRICES* (16-17 October)
£50 | £38 | £19 | £10 standing 

Standing tickets are only released when all seats are sold 

*Tickets are subject to a £1.50 transaction fee, waived for Members

To celebrate our 30th birthday and thanks to generous support from our Associate Sponsor Barclays, a limited number of £10 tickets are available for under 30s for every performance of CLYDE'S.

Select seats marked Under 30 on the seating plan when booking and bring proof of age to show when you enter the theatre. You will need to be aged under 30 on the date of the performance.

YOUNG+FREE tickets for 16-25 year olds will be released by ballot from two weeks before the first performance. Click here to find out more.

This production contains smoking. 

We produce a set of content advisories for each production. These detail any content that we think you should be aware of. We try to keep spoilers to a minimum on these advisory pages, but you may find out details that give away key elements of the plot if you read them.

Click here to read the content advisory for CLYDE'S.

For more information email boxoffice@donmarwarehouse.com


The Donmar Warehouse is fully wheelchair accessible. Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome in the auditorium. There is a Loop system and a Radio Frequency system fitted in the main auditorium and there are also hearing loops at all the front of house counters.


If you require a companion to attend the Donmar, their ticket will be free. To book call 020 3282 3808 or email access@donmarwarehouse.com

For all other access enquiries or bookings call 020 3282 3808.

Monday 20 November 7.30pm
(captioned by Stagetext)

Saturday 25 November 2.30pm, touch tour at 12.30pm
(audio described by VocalEyes)

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