COMPETITION: Win Tickets for Sadler’s Wells Theatre

Win Tickets for Anjin: The Shogun and The English Samurai at Sadler's Wells Theatre!

Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London is presenting a remarkable new production – Anjin: the Shogun and the English Samurai, which will be performed from 31 Jan 2013 9 Feb 2013.  Japan Centre has a pair of tickets for one lucky winner to go and see the show!


This stunning play is based on the story of William Adams, who is known in Japanese as Anjin-sama. Adams is believed to be the first English person to have travelled to Japan, landing in 1600. Soon after arriving in Japan, he became a key advisor to the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu and built for him Japan’s first Western-style ships.

Anjin: the Shogun and the English Samurai:  Performance Summary

Washed ashore in a strange and exotic land, Anjin soon finds himself as the trusted adviser to the powerful Shogun Tokugawa, drawn to the heart of a dangerous clash of cultures and struggle for power, whilst war threatens to erupt all around. Torn between two worlds and two lives, Anjin must decide who he really is, and where he really belongs.
An epic and compelling tale of friendship, honour, love and sacrifice, this beautifully staged new production stars the celebrated Japanese actor Masachika Ichimura alongside Stephen Boxer, Yuki Furukawa and an international cast direct from Japan and the UK. It has been a big hit in Japan and is now being performed in London in English and Japanese, with surtitles in both languages.

How to Enter the Competition?

This competition is for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see the play “Anjin: the Shogun and the English Samurai” at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London. We have a pair of tickets to give away for the opening night on Thursday 31st January 2013.

To win leave a comment here on this blog post or our Facebook post, or tweet us @JapanCentre with #anjin and your fave Japanese food.  The closing date for the competition is Sunday, 27th of January and we will contact the winner chosen at random on Monday 28th. Good Luck!

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16 Comments on “COMPETITION: Win Tickets for Sadler’s Wells Theatre”

  1. January 23, 2013 at 12:33 pm #

    見たい!^ ^

  2. January 23, 2013 at 1:10 pm #

    I really love going to the Will Adams festival. It would be great to see a play about him too!

  3. JapanLover
    January 23, 2013 at 4:18 pm #

    Love everything Japanese!

  4. Monmon
    January 23, 2013 at 4:36 pm #

    we are interested in this play.

  5. Hana Ishikawa
    January 23, 2013 at 10:37 pm #

    The next ten years, I would like to be the one who bring pride of Japanese cultures like this play!

  6. January 24, 2013 at 10:23 am #

    Obsessed with Japanese culture <3

  7. January 24, 2013 at 3:13 pm #

    My favourite Japanese food that I can cook myself is tempura vegetables, rice and a dipping sauce!
    Will Adams was a Kentish lad, born very close to where I live! Would be lovely to win tickets to see the play about Anjin-san.

  8. Robyn Holden
    January 24, 2013 at 6:20 pm #

    I would love to see this play, my fave Japanese food is Katsu Curry but that would be a bit messy to eat a the theatre so I’d have to stock up on Pocky ^_^

  9. Soph
    January 24, 2013 at 10:53 pm #

    Would love to see this!

  10. January 24, 2013 at 10:53 pm #

    Would be super cool to see this. Favourite food has to be the freshest Ika sashimi

  11. Neil Britton
    January 26, 2013 at 5:33 pm #

    I just love “sashimi” of any variety.
    This play looks impressive and an ambassador for Japanese culture.

  12. Anna Murphy
    January 26, 2013 at 8:04 pm #

    This play sounds great, would love to go! Favourite Japanese food is dorayaki.

  13. Naleks
    January 27, 2013 at 11:17 am #

    I would love to see this play as I’m a big fan of Japan! :D

  14. Naomi
    January 28, 2013 at 5:39 pm #

    I love a bowl of ramen and would love to see this play.

  15. January 29, 2013 at 4:52 pm #

    Glad I’m getting updates from the Japan Centre by email now, I can find out about competitions like this! Good on you, everyone! I’d love to go, almost as much as I love Okonomiyaki…

  16. Halima
    February 3, 2013 at 1:01 pm #

    I like the clean, fresh tastes that Japanese foods offer the palate. Seaweed!! Yum

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