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From Nov 27, Tue-Sat 8pm, Sun 6pm, mats Thu, Sat 4pm, Dec 24, 27, 31, Jan 3, 4pm, press night Dec 2, 8pm, no perf Dec 3, 8, no mat perf Dec 28, 30, ends Jan 5
 
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Nov 27-30, Dec 1 previews £20, Dec 2-31, Jan 1-5 £20-£39.50
 

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A fast-paced musical comedy, in which some of Charles Dickens' best-loved books and characters are brought to life, including Tiny Tim from A Christmas Carol, performing a rockin' electric guitar solo, and a flaming bride courtesy of Great Expectations. Written and directed by Adam Long. View our ticket deals.

 

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £199  28% off
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
Dickens Abridged, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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
 
 
 
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Wilde Creatures
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th to 31st December 2017
Dickens Abridged, 404 Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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
 
 
 
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The Gruffalo's Child: Tall Stories
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd November 2017 to 7th January 2018
Dickens Abridged, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Dickens Abridged
The sequel to The Gruffalo, which proved such a hit and a popular Christmas outing in the West End, The Gruffalo's Child is a stage version ...More
 
 
 
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Arts Theatre
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6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as Dickens Abridged
The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
 
 
 
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The Hippodrome
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Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Dickens Abridged
Most Londoners have a feeling of nostalgia when they see The Hippodrome, a famous and historic Grade II listed building adjacent to Leicester Square. What was ... More
 
 
 
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Wyndham's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Dickens Abridged
Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's The ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Dickens Abridged
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Dickens Abridged
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
 
 
 
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The West End
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Dickens Abridged
Taking in Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, Soho, Theatreland, Chinatown, Covent Garden and Leicester Square, The West End really does have it ... More
 
 
 
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Etsy House
London > Shopping > Art and Design
Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Dickens Abridged
Etsy House opens in Covent Garden for three days on the 5th December 2014 selling a curated selection of some of the best that Etsy, the ... More
 
 
 
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Any Amount of Books
London > Shopping > Books
62 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Dickens Abridged
A delightful second-hand bookshop with a wide choice that ranges from antiquarian first editions to the bargain basement. Rare books, first editions, modern literature, art and ... More
 
 
 
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Stanfords
London > Shopping > Books
12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Dickens Abridged
Intrepid explorers already know where to travel for the best selection of maps and travel books. Stanfords should be the first pit stop on any journey. ... More
 
 
 
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Arts Theatre, 6 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as Dickens Abridged
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Tredwells
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4a Upper St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Dickens Abridged
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8 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Dickens Abridged
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The London Film School
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 3 minutes from Dickens Abridged
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 7 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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
 
 
 
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London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 9 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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Thai Square Spa
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25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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The Sanctuary
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12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Dickens Abridged
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Dickens Abridged
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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The Salisbury
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90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Dickens Abridged
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Cork & Bottle
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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St Martins Lane Hotel
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45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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Arts Theatre events

 
Sooz And Joe's Christmas ShowSooz And Joe's Christmas ShowStand-up comedian and singer Sooz Kempner is joined on the piano by Joe Louis Robinson for an evening of music and comedy.2017-12-17T20:30:00+00002017-12-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7  Great Newport Street      WC2H 7JB
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Sooz And Joe's Christmas Show
Six The MusicalSix The MusicalA cheeky musical reworking of the well-worn tale of Henry VIII and his six wives - which puts the spotlight firmly on the wives. Not suitable for under 12s.2017-12-18T20:00:00+00002018-01-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7  Great Newport Street      WC2H 7JB
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Six The Musical
Scrooge You!Scrooge You!Dickens's festive favourite is given the full cabaret treatment, along with mulled wine, mince pies, post-show parlour games and merriment.2017-12-22T20:30:00+00002017-12-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7  Great Newport Street      WC2H 7JB
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Scrooge You!
Bryony Twydle (Work-In-Progress)Bryony Twydle (Work-In-Progress)A demented solo character show awash with warped, arrogant and overly-ambitious characters from one fifth of award-winning sketch group The Jest.2018-01-19T20:00:00+00002018-01-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7  Great Newport Street      WC2H 7JB
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Bryony Twydle (Work-In-Progress)
The VignettesThe VignettesThe vocalists, Pippa Gearing and Lizzie Deane, perform a selection of popular tunes ranging from musicals to soul, together with a host of original songs written by the duo.2018-01-26T21:00:00+00002018-01-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7  Great Newport Street      WC2H 7JB
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The Vignettes
The Hospitality Industry's Pantomime: AladdinThe Hospitality Industry's Pantomime: AladdinThis annual institution features a range of surprise guests along with fantastical pantomime characters such as Widow Twankey and the Genie. Not suitable for under 16s.2018-01-31T19:15:00+00002018-02-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7  Great Newport Street      WC2H 7JB
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The Hospitality Industry's Pantomime: Aladdin
All Or NothingAll Or NothingTony McHale directs Carol Harrison's musical about the career of the 1960s pop group The Small Faces, including live performances of all their hits.2018-02-06T19:30:00+00002018-03-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7  Great Newport Street      WC2H 7JB
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Sooz And Joe's Christmas Show
Comedy | On 17th December 2017 

Arts Theatre

Stand-up comedian and singer Sooz Kempner is joined on the piano by Joe Louis Robinson for an evening of music ...More

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Theatre | Until 7th January 2018 

Ambassadors Theatre 1 minute walk from Dickens Abridged

Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody ...More

 
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Seasonal | Until 17th December 2017 

21 Slingsby Place 1 minute walk from Dickens Abridged

December has to be one of the most indulgent times of the year and Baileys dials up the indulgence with ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 27th May 2018 

Cambridge Theatre 2 minutes walk from Dickens Abridged

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
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Theatre | Until 22nd July 2018 

Palace Theatre 2 minutes walk from Dickens Abridged

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Concerts | On 17th December 2017 

The Spice Of Life 3 minutes walk from Dickens Abridged

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Belleville
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Theatre | Until 3rd February 2018 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Dickens Abridged

James Norton, star of War & Peace and Happy Valley, and Imogen Poots play American newlyweds living a too-perfect life ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

St Martin's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Dickens Abridged

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
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Christmas in Leicester Square
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

Leicester Square 3 minutes walk from Dickens Abridged

A new place to get in the festive spirit, Christmas in Leicester Square returns for a second year in 2017, ...More

 
Santa's Grotto in Leicester Square
Santa's Grotto in Leicester Square
Seasonal | Until 24th December 2017 

Leicester Square 3 minutes walk from Dickens Abridged

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