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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 2ND AUGUST 2014

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From Apr 3, Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu, Sat 2.30pm (press night Apr 10, 7pm), booking to Aug 2
 
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HandbaggedThe Tricycle Theatre's Olivier award winning production, Handbagged, which examines the relationship between former prime minister Margaret Thatcher and The Queen, comes to the Vaudeville Theatre for a limited run. Based on the short play Women, Power & Politics, Moira Buffini's "irresistibly mischievous" (The Independent) comedy drama dissects the antipathy between Maggie and Queen Elizabeth II, who held wildly divergent beliefs on society and its importance. There are multiple versions of the two women with younger and older versions of the Queen (played by Lucy Robinson and Marion Bailey, respectively) and the former Prime Minister (Fenella Woolgar and Stella Gonet) in this acclaimed drama directed by artistic director of the Tricycle Indhu Rubasingham. The production's deserved win of the Olivier for best off-west end play will ensure tickets will be in demand for this limited run which continues until 2nd August 2014.

 

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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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372 Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Handbagged
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
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The Strand, WC2N | 3 minutes from Handbagged
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
 
 
 
 
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Unit 10 The Piazza Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Handbagged
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47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Handbagged
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Hand to GodHand to God Taking into account its favour with the critics and several Tony nominations, irreverent puppet comedy Hand to God shut surprisingly early in Broadway. But, now it's set for the West End and, alongside Avenue Q and The Book of Mormon , it's sure to fit right in. Being staged at the Vaudeville Theatre , the provocative comedy is about a2016-05-25T00:00:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
Category: event

event > Theatre > Comedies
PRICING  £15-£67.50
DATES  5th February to 11th June 2016
VENUE  Vaudeville Theatre 
Taking into account its favour with the critics and several Tony nominations, irreverent puppet comedy Hand to God shut surprisingly early in Broadway. But, now it's set for the West End and, alongside Avenue Q and The Book of Mormon , it's sure to fit right in. Being staged at the Vaudeville Theatre , the provocative comedy is about a... More about this event
Hobson's ChoiceHobson's ChoiceHobson's ChoiceMarking the 100th anniversary of the first UK production of Harold Brighouse's classic comedy, Hobson's Choice comes to the Vaudeville Theatre this summer. Set in 1880s Salford, the play follows Cobbler Henry Horatio Hobson who has three daughters, all of whom he takes for granted, forcing them to work in his shop unpaid. When the oldest and plaine2016-06-08T00:00:00+01002016-09-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
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event > Theatre
PRICING  From £25
DATES  8th June to 10th September 2016
VENUE  Vaudeville Theatre 
Marking the 100th anniversary of the first UK production of Harold Brighouse's classic comedy, Hobson's Choice comes to the Vaudeville Theatre this summer. Set in 1880s Salford, the play follows Cobbler Henry Horatio Hobson who has three daughters, all of whom he takes for granted, forcing them to work in his shop unpaid. When the oldest and plaine... More about this event
 
 

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