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The Simon & Garfunkel Story extends its W/E residency at the Lyric Theatre

Philip Murray Warson and Charles Blyth

AS PAUL Simon plays his final ever London concerts this weekend, The Simon & Garfunkel Story has announced an extension to its acclaimed West End residency at the Lyric Theatre.

The new dates, on sale today (July 12, 2018) are October 1, October 29 and December 10, 2018. It had previously been booking to Monday, July 23.

Previously Posted: Having returned to London for the first time since 2015, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is now playing at the Lyric Theatre on February 26, March 26, April 30, June 4, June 25, and July 23, 2018.

Philip Murray Warson (Million Dollar Quartet, One Man, Two Guvnors) stars as Paul Simon alongside previously announced Charles Blyth as Art Garfunkel.

Having formed in 1957 as Tom & Jerry, Simon & Garfunkel went on to become the world’s most iconic folk rock group. Revealing the incredible journey shared by Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, The Simon & Garfunkel Story takes audience through their meteoric rise.

From their humble beginnings, right through their worldwide successes and bitter break-up, culminating with a stunning recreation of their 1981 Central Park reformation concert, audiences can re-live the moments that justified their ten Grammy Awards and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.

The Simon & Garfunkel Story.

The Simon & Garfunkel Story not only tells the tale of the legendary musicians, but relives their journey within a time capsule of contemporary newsreels, adverts and film footage from the 1960s and beyond.

Philip Murray Warson has previously been Musical Director for Million Dollar Quartet (Royal Festival Hall/UK and International Tour) and One Man, Two Guvnors (West End/Tour). His performance credits include Piaf (Charing Cross Theatre), Manon/Sandra (National Theatre Studio), and Romeo & Juliet and Mr. Vertigo (Northwall Theatre).

Led by Philip Murray Warson and Charles Blyth, a full live band and brass ensemble will rekindle all the duo’s classic hits including: Mrs Robinson, Cecilia, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Homeward Bound, The Sound of Silence and many more.

Tickets: £15, £19.50, £29.50, £39.50, £49.50 and £60 (premium). To book, call the box office on 0330 333 4812 or visit www.nimaxtheatres.com/.

Time: 7.30pm.