Groan Ups †

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 1ST DECEMBER 2019

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, 404 Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R 0NH
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OPENING TIMES
Tue-Sat 7.30pm, Sun 7pm | Matinees Sat 2.30pm, Sun 3pm
PRICES
£20-£75
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Groan UpsA new play from Mischief Theatre, the creators of The Play That Goes Wrong, Groan Ups is a show all about growing up. The brand-new comedy questions whether we're the same people at 30 as we were when we were 13 by throwing a number of grown-up problems at an unruly classroom of kids and anarchic high school teenagers. The new production premieres at the Vaudeville Theatre this September.

About Vaudeville Theatre

Designed by CJ Phipps, the Vaudeville is the third theatre to be built on this site. The current Vaudeville opened on 23rd February 1926 with a revue called RSVP. One of the theatre's major successes was in 1954 with the musical 'Salad Days', starring Julian Slade and Deborah Reynolds. More about Vaudeville Theatre

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Groan Ups
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Aldwych, WC2B | 4 minutes from Groan Ups
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £450† 27% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 5 minutes from Groan Ups
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
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The Play That Goes Wrong
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Groan Ups, Catherine Street, WC2B | 3 minutes from Groan Ups
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
Mamma Mia!
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 6th September 2012 to 19th September 2020
Groan Ups, Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Groan Ups
Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the distant memories of carefree days and ...More
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Magic Mike Live
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Groan Ups, Leicester Square, WC2H | 6 minutes from Groan Ups
Picking up from where Dirty Dancing left off, Channing Tatum presents an adults-only dance and acrobatic spectacular based on the smash hit films Magic Mike and ...More
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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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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
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St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Groan Ups
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
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Novello Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Groan Ups
Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's more ... More
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St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
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Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Groan Ups
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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Covent Garden East Piazza
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Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Groan Ups
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London Transport Museum
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Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Groan Ups
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
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Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop
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44 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Groan Ups
This tiny shop in the heart of Covent Garden is crammed full of traditional toys but is probably most famous for its selection of toy theatres ... More
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Lush
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Unit 10 The Piazza Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Groan Ups
An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose before you even enter these premises, which offer a huge mix of fizzing bath bombs to suit all ... More
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Godiva
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17 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Groan Ups
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
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Porterhouse Stout & Oyster Bar
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21 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Groan Ups
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Gourmet Burger Kitchen
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Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Groan Ups
New Zealanders take their burgers pretty seriously, and back in 2001 three Kiwis living in London found themselves homesick from the lack of well-crafted quality burgers ... More
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Big Easy Covent Garden
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12 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Groan Ups
Located in a former electricity power station, set over three floors and occupying 10,000 square feet, the famous American Big Easy restaurant comes to Covent Garden ... More
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The London Film School
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Groan Ups
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Groan Ups
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
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1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Groan Ups
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The Sanctuary
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12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Groan Ups
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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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Groan Ups
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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Thai Square Spa
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25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Groan Ups
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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Lamb & Flag
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33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Groan Ups
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 Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Groan Ups
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
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The Marquess of Anglesey
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39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Groan Ups
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Eve Bar
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34 Southampton Street, WC2E | 1 minute from Groan Ups
A short hop below Frog, Adam Handling's restaurant in Covent Garden, is Eve Bar, the chef's first stand-alone cocktail joint. He's brought in talented mixologist Sam ... More
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Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration
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1A Bedford Street, WC2E | 1 minute from Groan Ups
Mr Fogg's adventures around the globe (well, London, more like) continue apace with the opening of ... More
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Blame Gloria
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20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Groan Ups
A subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, tunes and parties, Blame Gloria is a basement bar in Covent Garden where the wallpaper is based on ... More
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Royal Society Of Arts
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8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Groan Ups
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St Martins Lane Hotel
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45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Groan Ups
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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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
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Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Groan Ups
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More

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Vaudeville Theatre, 404† Strand† † † WC2R 0NH
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event > Theatre > Comedies
PRICING£20-£75
DATES14th December 2019 to 30th August 2020
VENUEVaudeville Theatre
Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong, join forces with master magicians Penn & Teller to conjure an evening of illusion and sleight of hand, charting the escapades of a hapless gang of performers as they host an ill-fated charity event. It's "love for slapstick" reminds The Metro reviewer of a time "when comedy was all about malfu...†More about this event

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