Dear World

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 30TH MARCH 2013

ADDRESS
Charing Cross Theatre, The Arches, Covent Garden, Villiers Street, London WC2N 6NQ 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
4th February 2013 until 30th March 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 7:30pm and Wednesday & Saturday: 2:30pm and 7:30pm
 
PRICES
£15 - £42.50
 

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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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LondonTown.com - Dear World Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Charing Cross Tube Station
 
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Embankment Underground Station
 
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Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Dear World

Near Dear World
Charing Cross - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  36% off
The Strand, WC2N | 1 minute from Dear World
This famous Grade II listed Victorian railway hotel has undergone a refurbishment of communal areas including the bar and restaurant along with a fully refurbished Executive ... More
 
 
 
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £265  27% 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 Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £123  23% 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
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 2 minutes from Dear World
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urinetown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London W1D | 9 minutes from Dear World
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 10 minutes from Dear World
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Dear World

Near Dear World
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Dear World
Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable profits ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Dear World

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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Dear World
The National Gallery dominates London's Trafalgar Square with its neo-classical columns and portico designed by William Wilkins adjoining the square on its east side where it ... 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tenderproduct
London > Shopping > Art and Design
6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Dear World
Tenderproduct is the second tender venture by Etan Ilfeld, who previously founded the neighbouring Tenderpixel Gallery, an innovative space for emerging talent. Tenderproduct is a shop ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Dear World

What are the best dining options near Dear World London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Champagne Charlies
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
17 The Arches, Villiers St, 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, 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Dear World

Near Dear World
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 12 minutes from Dear World
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 16 minutes from Dear World
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 17 minutes from Dear World
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Dear World

Dear World gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 7 minutes from Dear World
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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, SW1A | 3 minutes from Dear World
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Dear World

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
Rockwell
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Dear World
Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace. This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, the Trafalgar Hotel ... 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Dear World

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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

 
Grim: A New MusicalGrim: A New MusicalWriter Fiona O'Malley and composer Joseph Alexander's musical, about the clash between the powerful forces of the Grim Reaper falling for Cupid. Directed by Adam Wollerton.4th August 2014Saturday 30th August 2014 Where:
Charing Cross Theatre,   The Arches  Villiers Street    WC2N 6NQ
Category: event
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Grim: A New Musical
event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  4th to 30th August 2014
VENUE  Charing Cross Theatre 
Writer Fiona O'Malley and composer Joseph Alexander's musical, about the clash between the powerful forces of the Grim Reaper falling for Cupid. Directed by Adam Wollerton.
 

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Popcorn
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Faulty Towers
Comedy | Until 20th December 2014 

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Pre Christmas tickets and gift vouchers have now been released for this globe trotting....More

1984
1984
Theatre | Until 23rd August 2014 

Playhouse Theatre 2 minutes walk from Charing Cross Theatre

George Orwell's seminal novel, 1984, is adapted by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan for Headlong Theatre company who have created ...More

 
The Singing Will Never Be Done: A Choral Celebration To Mark The 100th Anniversary Of The Outbreak O
Concerts | On 28th July 2014 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 2 minutes walk from Charing Cross Theatre

Andrew Earis conducts John Tavener's Ehortation, Holst's Turn Back, O Man, Britten's Agnus Dei from War Requiem, Karl Jenkins's In ...More

St Martin's Voices
Concerts | On 28th July 2014 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 2 minutes walk from Charing Cross Theatre

St Martin's Voices perform songs from composers who were alive, or killed, during the First World War, alongside poetry readings ...More

Boat Show Comedy Club
Boat Show Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 27th December 2014 

Tattershall Castle 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Theatre

For the past twelve years the Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has played host to some of ...More

 
Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2014
Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2014
Concerts | Until 17th September 2014 

Trafalgar Square 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Theatre

Three of the Royal Opera House's most emotionally powerful productions are broadcast live on a giant screen in Trafalgar Square ...More

 
Florence Portrayed: The City And Its Image: Talk
Exhibitions | On 28th July 2014 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Theatre

A discussion of city portraits....More

Artistic Exchanges: Corot, Costa, Leighton
Exhibitions | Until 3rd September 2014 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Theatre

Landscape sketches and paintings which reveal the connections between three artists, Giovanni Costa, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot and Frederic, Lord Leighton as ...More

Making Colour
Making Colour
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Theatre

The first exhibition of this calibre in Britain to be arranged purely by pigment, Making Colour takes us on a ...More

 
 
 
 
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