Jerusalem remains essential viewing. One of the funniest plays you’ll ever see.


This is what theatre is all about.

Sunday Express

It feels more necessary now than a decade ago. Superlatives are inadequate for Mark Rylance.

Sunday Times

Thrillingly well-written and lets the magic rip in Byron’s massively tall stories.

Mail on Sunday

Spellbinding and unmissable.


Jez Butterworth’s drama is exhilarating, dazzling and darker than ever.

Financial Times

There’s mighty, and then there’s Mark Rylance in “Jerusalem”. A performance so powerfully connected to its part that it feels almost superhuman.

New York Times

This exemplary ensemble give us a breath-taking portrait of backwater England that roves from the profane to the sublime.

The Telegraph

Mackenzie Crook returning feels more poignant 10 years on.

Financial Times

Ian Rickson’s masterly revival is a triumph.

The i

A masterpiece of the first order.


A masterpiece. Mark Rylance mesmerises in one of the best plays you will ever see.

The Times

Time has only deepened Jez Butterworth’s modern classic.

Evening Standard

Mark Rylance lets the magic flow once again as the stage performance of our lifetime returns.

Time Out

The play of the century

Daily Mail

Bold, brave, ugly and beautiful

Daily Express

Jez Butterworth’s trailblazing play

Daily Mirror
Mark Rylance Mackenzie Crook

‘Jez Butterworth’s modern classic’ (Evening Standard) has exploded once again into the West End. 11 years after its last record-breaking, sell-out run  ‘Ian Rickson’s masterly revival is a fresh triumph’ (The i).  ‘Mark Rylance mesmerises in one of the best plays you will ever see’ (The Times) as Johnny “Rooster” Byron, alongside the ‘fantastic’ (Mail on Sunday) Mackenzie Crook as his loyal sidekick Ginger, in this extraordinary lament for a lost England.

JERUSALEM has returned to its original West End home, The Apollo Theatre, for a strictly limited season until 9August.