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Dear World Jerry Herman's 1969 Broadway musical, Dear World, makes its British debut at the Charing Cross Theatre. Set in post-war Paris, the story tells the unfortunate tale of Countess Aurelia, a woman living a lonely existence under a Parisian bistrot and driven mad by memories of a lost lover. When oil is discovered under the streets of the city, things take a turn for the worst and the Countess, along with an odd collective of acquaintances, take matters into their own hands in a bid to save her home and the rest of the French capital from corporate greed. Marking the first time the production takes to the stage outside of the US, this new adaptation is directed and chreographed by theatre veteran Gillian Lynne (Cats, Phantom of the Opera, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) and stars Tony Award-winner Betty Buckley as Countess.

 

About Charing Cross Theatre

With just 275 seats, the Charing Cross Theatre is one of the smallest in the West End. Tucked away under the arches beneath Charing Cross station, this Off-Broadway style theatre, which was rebuilt in 1989, is renowned for its intimate productions and cosy auditorium and is fast becoming a favourite amongst seasoned theatre-goers. More about Charing Cross Theatre

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St Martins Lane NCP
 
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Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £116  31% off
The Strand, WC2N | 1 minute from Dear World
Located within walking distance from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is ideal for guests looking to be near to all the ... More
 
 
 
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £325  34% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from Dear World
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £165  30% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 3 minutes from Dear World
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Dear World

Near Dear World
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilde Creatures
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th to 31st December 2017
Dear World, 404 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Dear World
A month after staging The Gruffalo's Child at the Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue, the Olivier-nominated Tall Stories present a new musical adventure for audiences of all ages ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
Dear World, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 4 minutes from Dear World
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Red Lion
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st November to 2nd December 2017
Dear World, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 4 minutes from Dear World
Following a sell-out run at Live Theatre in Newcastle, Patrick Marber's drama The Red Lion transfers to Trafalgar Studios. The show is about the competitive nature ...More
 
 
 
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Near Dear World
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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Dear World
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Dear World
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Dear World
The Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has consistently good line-ups and has played host to some of the finest comedy acts on the ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Dear World
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Strand Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Dear World
Part of the Proud Galleries family, Proud Central became The Strand Gallery in 2010 expanding from a photography gallery to an exhibition space for all disciplines ... More
 
 
 
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British Optical Association Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
42 Craven Street, WC2N | 1 minute from Dear World
Run by the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers the British Optical Association Museum in Charing Cross features historic examples of London-made spectacles from ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Dear World
This historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square was built in 1726 and is the best known work of Scottish architect James Gibbs whose ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Dear World

The best shops and markets near Dear World
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Dear World
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
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Pan de Vie
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
5 New Row, WC2N | 4 minutes from Dear World
Combining classic European baking with exotic flavours of the Far East, Pan de Vie delivers a visual treat of brilliantly-coloured sweet patisseries and ... More
 
 
 
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Hardys Original Sweet Shop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Dear World
Retro sweet shops are all the rage at the moment. In the Covent Garden area alone you'll find half a dozen of them, one of which ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Dear World London?
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Champagne Charlies
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
17 The Arches, Villiers St, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Dear World
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
25 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Dear World
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Villiers Coffee Company and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
31a Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Dear World
The family behind the famous Gordon's Wine Bar, a wonderfully atmospheric subterranean bar where Samuel Pepys once lived, have branched out to open Villiers Coffee Company ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Dear World

Near Dear World
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes from Dear World
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 7 minutes from Dear World
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 10 minutes from Dear World
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Dear World gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Dear World
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Dear World
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Dear World
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Dear World

The best pubs near London Dear World.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Dear World
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Dear World
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Dear World
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
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Dear World clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Dear World
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Dear World
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
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Walkers Of Whitehall
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Dear World
Built in 1694 on Craig's Court, just south of Trafalgar Square, Walkers of Whitehall was originally ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Dear World.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Dear World
... More
 
 
 
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Dear World
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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Banqueting House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Dear World
The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More
 
 
 

Charing Cross Theatre events

 
Graeme Of ThronesGraeme Of ThronesA fan of the book and TV programme Game Of Thrones attempts to re-create the show on a non-existent budget in this parodic production penned by Toby Park, Andrew Doyle and Dan Evans.2017-09-23T22:00:00+01002017-11-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Charing Cross Theatre,   The Arches  Villiers Street    WC2N 6NL
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Graeme Of Thrones
The KnowledgeThe KnowledgeMaureen Lipman directs the stage premiere of her husband Jack Rosenthal's acclaimed 1979 television comedy about four Londoners, who are hoping to earn the coveted Green Badge of a black cab taxi driver by pitting their wits and driving skills against eccentric examiner Mr Burgess.2017-09-23T15:00:00+01002017-11-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Charing Cross Theatre,   The Arches  Villiers Street    WC2N 6NL
Category: event
Ongoing
The Knowledge
Under The ArchesUnder The ArchesThe Players' Music Hall Company upholds a London cultural tradition, performing rousing songs and comedy. Audience participation is actively encouraged.2017-09-24T16:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Charing Cross Theatre,   The Arches  Villiers Street    WC2N 6NL
Category: event
On Soon
Under The Arches
A Night With Tony Hawks And FriendsA Night With Tony Hawks And FriendsCome prepared with your best general knowledge question and bring a prize that could fit into a carrier bag as comedian Tony Hawks presides over a comedy game show with his friends Alan Davies and Miles Jupp - and some surprise guests.2017-10-08T18:30:00+01002017-10-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Charing Cross Theatre,   The Arches  Villiers Street    WC2N 6NL
Category: event
On Soon
A Night With Tony Hawks And Friends
The Woman In WhiteThe Woman In WhiteThom Southerland directs the Tony and Olivier-Award nominated musical adapted from Wilkie Collins' haunting Victorian thriller with a revised score and lyrics by Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Zippel, and a book by Charlotte Jones. The tempestuous tale of love and betrayal centres on Walter Hartright, whose life is changed forever by a chance encoun2017-11-20T19:30:00+00002018-02-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Charing Cross Theatre,   The Arches  Villiers Street    WC2N 6NL
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The Woman In White
 

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A selection of paintings, pastels, and drawings by leading French Impressionist Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas on loan from The Burrell Collection....More

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Exhibitions | Until 30th October 2017 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from Dear World

Contemporary portraits of the literature great Oscar Wilde and his friend and lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, known as Bosie, by ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2018 

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Tracey Emin's 'Death Mask' has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery and can be seen as part of a ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from Dear World

The increasingly popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 38th year at the National ...More

 
The Encounter: Drawings From Leonardo To Rembrandt
Exhibitions | Until 22nd October 2017 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from Dear World

Portrait drawings by some of the outstanding masters of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, including Leonardo da Vinci, Holbein and ...More

London Musical Arts: Vivaldi Four Seasons By Candlelight
Concerts | On 23rd September 2017 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 1 minute walk from Dear World

The orchestra performs Bach's Air And Dances From Suite No 3 In D, Jesu. Joy Of Man's Desiring and Concerto ...More

Mini Maestro Family Concert: Spring And Summer From The Four Seasons
Concerts | On 23rd September 2017 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 1 minute walk from Dear World

Hear the music and instruments tell a story as the London Musical Arts Orchestra perform the piece exploring the seasons, ...More

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