Bring Up the Bodies

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 6TH SEPTEMBER 2014

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OPENING TIMES
From May 7, Tue & Wed, Fri & Sat 7.30pm, May 8, 7.30pm (press night May 17), ends Sep 6
 
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Bring Up the BodiesThe Royal Shakespeare Company's new dramatisation of Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize winning novels 'Bring Up the Bodies' and 'Wolf Hall' play in two parts as both transfer to the West End and run in rep at the Aldwych Theatre. Directed by Jeremy Herrin and most of the original show's cast, including Ben Miles as Cromwell, Nathaniel Parker as the king and Lydia Leonard as Anne Boleyn will transfer too. Adapted by Mike Poulton, this production shows Anne Boleyn now Queen, her path to Henry's side cleared by Cromwell. But Henry remains without a male heir, and the conflict with the Catholic Church has left England dangerously isolated as France and the Holy Roman Empire ominously manoeuvre for position. Tickets sold out quickly for the run in Stratford so this is likely to do so too.

 

About Aldwych Theatre

With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched in between them, the Aldwych and Novello (formerly the Strand) theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted for being the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company (from 1960 to 1982), and for Ben Travers' famed Aldwych Farces, which played here from 1925 to 1933. More about Aldwych Theatre

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Bring Up the Bodies  Ben Miles (Thomas Cromwell). Photographer Keith Pattison.  

   
Bring Up the Bodies - Ben Miles (Thomas Cromwell). Photographer Keith Pattison.

Bring Up the Bodies Ben Miles (Thomas Cromwell). Photographer Keith Pattison. 

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
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Temple Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
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    Beautiful - The Carole King MusicalBeautiful - The Carole King MusicalBeautiful - The Carole King MusicalMarc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which charts the early life and career of singer-songwriter Carole King including her relationship with her husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, and the friendly rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry Mann a2015-09-03T14:30:00+01002016-02-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
    Aldwych Theatre,   Aldwych      WC2B 4DF
    Category: event

    event > Theatre > Musicals
    DATES  10th February 2015 to 13th February 2016
    VENUE  Aldwych Theatre 
    Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which charts the early life and career of singer-songwriter Carole King including her relationship with her husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, and the friendly rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry Mann a... More about this event
     
     

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