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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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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. One of the smallest West End theatres, it has retained its reputation for short runs of innovative and controversial productions. More about Arts Theatre


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St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £219  34% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from Dickens Abridged
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £134  39% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from Dickens Abridged
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £152  33% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from Dickens Abridged
Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Miser
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st March to 3rd June 2017
Dickens Abridged, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from Dickens Abridged
Griff Rhys Jones takes the title role and comedian Lee Mack stars in a major revival of Moliere's classic comedy The Miser with Sean Foley directing ...More
 
 
 
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Travesties
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd February to 29th April 2017
Dickens Abridged, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from Dickens Abridged
This production of Travesties broke box office records at the Menier Chocolate Factory, becoming the first play in the company's history to sell out ahead of ...More
 
 
 
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Edward Albee's The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th March to 24th June 2017
Dickens Abridged, Haymarket, SW1Y | 5 minutes from Dickens Abridged
Damian Lewis returns to the West End this March to star in Edward Albee's The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? The Tony Award-winning play follows Martin, ...More
 
 
 
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Arts Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
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
London > Entertainment > Theatres
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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Arte
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Arts Theatre, 6 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as Dickens Abridged
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Tredwell's
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
4a Upper St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Dickens Abridged
Marcus Wareing, the chef behind Michelin-starred London restaurant MARCUS at The Berkeley Hotel, turns restaurateur with Tredwell's, a casual British restaurant open seven days a week ... More
 
 
 
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Salvador And Amanda
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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
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 9 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Dickens Abridged
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
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
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
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
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Dickens Abridged
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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The London Cocktail Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Dickens Abridged
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
 
 
 
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Cork & Bottle
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Dickens Abridged
Located in the heart of the West End you’d expect it to be packed with the usual crowds but hidden in a basement below a sex ... More
 
 
 
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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
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
 
 
 
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Dickens Abridged
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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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Dickens Abridged
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Dickens Abridged
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 

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The Wipers TimesThe Wipers TimesFollowing a successful tour, Ian Hislop and Nick Hewman's The Wipers Times transfers to the West End this March to be staged at the Arts Theatre. The play tells the extraordinary true story of the satirical newspaper created during the Somme. In a bombed out building during WWI In the Belgian town of Ypres, which was mispronounced as Wipers by Brit2017-04-26T19:30:00+01002017-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7  Great Newport Street      WC2H 7JB
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Now On

event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  £24.50-£55
DATES  21st March to 13th May 2017
VENUE  Arts Theatre 
Following a successful tour, Ian Hislop and Nick Hewman's The Wipers Times transfers to the West End this March to be staged at the Arts Theatre. The play tells the extraordinary true story of the satirical newspaper created during the Somme. In a bombed out building during WWI In the Belgian town of Ypres, which was mispronounced as Wipers by Brit... More about this event
Judy!Judy!Judy!This May, the Arts Theatre stages Ray Rackham's biographical musical about the life of iconic movie star and chanteuse Judy Garland. Transferring from the Southwark Playhouse after a critically acclaimed run in 2015, Judy! follows the starlet's life through three different ages, creating a poignant and uplifting story portraying the star as a survi2017-05-16T19:30:00+01002017-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7  Great Newport Street      WC2H 7JB
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event > Theatre > Musicals
PRICING  £20-£65
DATES  16th May to 17th June 2017
VENUE  Arts Theatre 
This May, the Arts Theatre stages Ray Rackham's biographical musical about the life of iconic movie star and chanteuse Judy Garland. Transferring from the Southwark Playhouse after a critically acclaimed run in 2015, Judy! follows the starlet's life through three different ages, creating a poignant and uplifting story portraying the star as a survi... More about this event
 
The Greaty GatsbyThe Greaty GatsbyThe Arts Theatre invites you to take a trip back to the Roaring Twenties with the return of The Great Gatsby. Hosted in a secret central London location, the production recreates the era known for bootleg liquor, red hot jazz and hedonistic pleasures and presents an immersive adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's seminal jazz-age novel, putting audien2017-05-30T00:00:00+01002017-07-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Arts Theatre, 6-7  Great Newport Street      WC2H 7JB
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event > Theatre > Adaptations
PRICING  £30.40
DATES  30th May to 30th July 2017
VENUE  Arts Theatre 
The Arts Theatre invites you to take a trip back to the Roaring Twenties with the return of The Great Gatsby. Hosted in a secret central London location, the production recreates the era known for bootleg liquor, red hot jazz and hedonistic pleasures and presents an immersive adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's seminal jazz-age novel, putting audien... More about this event
 

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Richard Hardwick and Jamie Beamish's affectionate homage to the world of musical theatre spins the fictional yarn of a performer ...More

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Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

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

 
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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th June 2017 

Ku Bar 2 minutes walk from Dickens Abridged

DJ Rodrigo, DJ Kerol, DJ Charlie, DJ Vicki Vivacious, DJ Lady Lloyd and DJ Pablo play pop and party anthems....More

Colour Your Life
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th June 2017 

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Dirty pop courtesy of residents on rotation featuring DJ Rodrigo, DJ Kerol, DJ Charlie, DJ Vicki Vivacious, DJ Lady Lloyd ...More

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part I
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2018 

Palace Theatre 2 minutes walk from Dickens Abridged

John Tiffany directs Jack Thorne's fantasy adventure based on an original story by JK Rowling, Thorne and Tiffany, which is ...More

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part II
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2018 

Palace Theatre 2 minutes walk from Dickens Abridged

Harry contends with the ghosts of the past while his youngest son Albus struggles with the weight of a family ...More

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