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Oli Sones, Sally Humphreys Productions and Jason Haigh-Ellery present the world premiere of WASTED.

The Brontës: They Rock

‘I am not an angel, and I will not be one till I die: I will be myself.’ Charlotte Brontë

Through the lens of a rock documentary, Wasted gives an access-all-areas account of the struggles, heartbreaks and triumphs of the three Brontë sisters Charlotte, Emily, Anne, and their brother Branwell.  Brought up in a remote, poverty-stricken town in Yorkshire, without money or opportunity, they fought ill-health, unrequited love and family feuds to write some of the most celebrated literature including Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights.

Never afraid to rebel against expectations, the lives behind the pages expose a struggling, squabbling, ferociously driven, drug-fuelled crash and burn trajectory from obscurity to celebrity and ultimately to their untimely deaths.  Coupled with a rock score from Christopher Ash (Showstoppers – Oliver Award winner for Best Entertainment), book and lyrics by Carl Miller (Emil and the Detectives, National Theatre), directed by Adam Lenson (Superhero – Off-West End Award for New Musical, The Rink), the Brontës ask – was it all wasted?

Starring Natasha Barnes (Funny Girl) Siobhan Athwal (Romeo & Juliet, Shakespeare’s Globe), Molly Lynch (Sunset Boulevard) and Matthew Jacobs Morgan (Tommy), this is the Brontës as you have never seen them before.


Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6BD

Cancellation Policy

No refunds or exchanges after booking.


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Good To Know

The appearance of any member of cast is subject to change and may be affected by contracts, holiday, illness, or events beyond the producers' control. If in doubt please check with the Box Office before booking.

How Does It Work

You will receive a booking confirmation email.

Please print the booking confirmation and bring it on the day, a minimum of 30 minutes before the performance start time. You will also need to present the card used to purchase the tickets as valid ID.

What's It About?

★★★★★ ‘An inspiring new rock musical.’ Daily Mirror

★★★★ ‘A fantastically witty, mischievous musical. Wasted manages to be a lot of fun and gives the Brontë legend a mischievous new spin.’ The Guardian   Full review

★★★★ ‘Inspired. It’s delightful to see the formal boundaries of the genre given such a joyously energetic workout and heralds rich creative times to come.’ Evening Standard  Full review

★★★★ ‘Wasted will soar to Wuthering Heights.’ The Sun

★★★★This grittily exhilarating show is essential viewing if you're interested in the future of the British musical’ WhatsOnStage  Full review

★★★★ ‘An anthem of independence and creativity.’ Broadway World

★★★★ ‘A thrilling energy… certainly not an evening wasted.’ The Reviews Hub


6th September 2018 - 6th October 2018

Monday - Saturday - 7:30pm performances

Tuesday and Saturday - 3:00pm performances

Where Do I Go

Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6BD

Southwark Playhouse

Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6BD