27 JAN

Nottingham Playhouse and ajtc present The Underground Man

The Lady Margaret Hall

Nottingham Playhouse and ajtc present The Underground Man

Nottingham Playhouse and ajtc have combined their talents to co-produce a stage adaptation of Mick Jackson’s Booker Prize shortlisted novel, The Underground Man.

“A quietly strange, original and riveting piece of theatre.” Nottingham Post

“A Must See" **** East Midlands Theatre

The play was inspired by The 5th Duke of Portland who owned Welbeck in the 19th century. Adapted by Nick Wood and directed by Andrew Breakwell, this fictional work combines an imaginative plot with innovative performances and a specially commissioned musical score – performed live on the accordion. 


  • The Underground Man at The Lady Margaret Hall, Welbeck.

  • 27th January at 7.30pm.

  • Tickets cost £10.

  • To book call 01909 500 211 or visit the Estate Office during office hours to book.


Tickets are non-refundable. If you have specific access requirements please let us know at time of booking.

Please arrive in good time, latecomers may only be admitted at a suitable break in the performance.

Unauthorised use of cameras or other recording equipment is not permitted.

If you experience a problem whilst at the venue or during the event, please bring it to our attention immediately. We regret we may not be able to offer refunds or exchanges retrospectively. We reserve the right to refuse admission or to eject a ticket holder for behaviour which we consider unacceptable. 

This information is correct at the time of publication.



'The Underground Man' is a work of creative imagination and is not to be considered as an historical document.

The play is based on Mick Jackson's award winning novel and was, initially, inspired by aspects of the life of The 5th Duke of Portland.

Many characters, names, incidents, and locations and events have been fictionalised for dramatic purposes.

The production is an adaptation of a fictional work.