Handbagged

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 2ND AUGUST 2014

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Vaudeville Theatre, 404 Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R 0NH 
 
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Dates:
3rd April 2014 until 2nd August 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
From Apr 3, Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu, Sat 2.30pm (press night Apr 10, 7pm), booking to Aug 2
 
PRICES
£20-£52.50, Apr 3-16 top price tickets available via Tricycle Theatre booking only £30
 
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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.

 

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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Handbagged  Photo by Hugo Glendinning  

   
Handbagged - Photo by Hugo Glendinning

Handbagged Photo by Hugo Glendinning 

LondonTown.com - Handbagged Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  25% off
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
 
 
 
St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £199  28% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Handbagged
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
 
 
 
Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  38% off
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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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Handbagged
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
 
 
 
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 5 minutes from Handbagged
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
 
 
 
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War Horse
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New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Handbagged
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
 
 
 
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Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Handbagged
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)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Handbagged
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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Aldwych Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 3 minutes from Handbagged
With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched inbetween them, the Aldwych and Strand theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted for ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Handbagged
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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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Handbagged
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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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Handbagged
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
 
 
 
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Handbagged
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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Lush
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
Unit 10 The Piazza Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Handbagged
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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Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
44 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Handbagged
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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Porterhouse Stout & Oyster Bar
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
21 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Handbagged
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da Polpo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
6 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Handbagged
A wonderful addition to Covent Garden (which itself is undergoing quite an impressive revival), da Polpo is the fourth restaurant joining the Polpo, Polpetto ... More
 
 
 
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Gourmet Burger Kitchen
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Handbagged
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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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 9 minutes from Handbagged
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 13 minutes from Handbagged
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
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 14 minutes from Handbagged
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Handbagged
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 Handbagged
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Handbagged
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Handbagged
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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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Handbagged
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 Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Handbagged
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, WC2N | 3 minutes from Handbagged
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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Light Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Handbagged
The Light Bar on the ground floor of the stylish St Martins Lane hotel has some of the best cocktails in London - they make a ... More
 
 
 
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Handbagged
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Handbagged
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Handbagged
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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London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Handbagged
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Vaudeville Theatre events

 
Di and Viv and RoseDi and Viv and RoseDi and Viv and RoseFollowing its sell out success at Hampstead Theatre, 'Di and Viv and Rose', a heart-warming play by Amelia Bullmore transfers to the Vaudeville Theatre in the West End and Tamzin Outhwaite, star of the original, makes the transfer too. People you meet at university often become lifelong friends, whether you like it or not. 'Di and Viv and Rose' a2nd February 2015Saturday 23rd May 2015 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
Category: event
Ongoing
Di and Viv and Rose
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  22nd January to 23rd May 2015
VENUE  Vaudeville Theatre 
Following its sell out success at Hampstead Theatre, 'Di and Viv and Rose', a heart-warming play by Amelia Bullmore transfers to the Vaudeville Theatre in the West End and Tamzin Outhwaite, star of the original, makes the transfer too. People you meet at university often become lifelong friends, whether you like it or not. 'Di and Viv and Rose' a... More about this event
 
Just Jim DaleJust Jim DaleThe Tony and Grammy award-winning singer, dancer, comedian, Shakespearean actor, raconteur and star of 11 Carry On films takes a whistle-stop tour through his career laden with showbusiness anecdotes, songs and excerpts from his work. Directed by Richard Maltby Jr.26th May 2015Saturday 20th June 2015 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
Category: event
 
Just Jim Dale
event > Theatre > Solo
DATES  26th May to 20th June 2015
VENUE  Vaudeville Theatre 
The Tony and Grammy award-winning singer, dancer, comedian, Shakespearean actor, raconteur and star of 11 Carry On films takes a whistle-stop tour through his career laden with showbusiness anecdotes, songs and excerpts from his work. Directed by Richard Maltby Jr.
The Importance Of Being EarnestThe Importance Of Being EarnestDavid Suchet purses his lips as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's razor-sharp satire on Victorian manners about best friends Algernon and Ernest, who adopt different identities as they swan between dual lives in the city and country. Directed by Adrian Noble.24th June 2015Saturday 7th November 2015 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
Category: event
 
The Importance Of Being Earnest
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  24th June to 7th November 2015
VENUE  Vaudeville Theatre 
David Suchet purses his lips as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's razor-sharp satire on Victorian manners about best friends Algernon and Ernest, who adopt different identities as they swan between dual lives in the city and country. Directed by Adrian Noble.
 

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Exhibitions | On 2nd February 2015 

National Gallery 5 minutes walk from Vaudeville Theatre

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National Gallery 5 minutes walk from Vaudeville Theatre

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The Paul Mellon Lecture Series
Exhibitions | Until 16th February 2015 

National Gallery 5 minutes walk from Vaudeville Theatre

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Tristan Bates Theatre 6 minutes walk from Vaudeville Theatre

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The most recent stand-up material with Hal Cruttenden, Patrick Monahan, Brett Goldstein, Joe Bor, Rachel Paris & Caroline Mabey MC....More

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Exhibitions | On 2nd February 2015 

London School Of Economics 7 minutes walk from Vaudeville Theatre

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London School Of Economics 7 minutes walk from Vaudeville Theatre

Dr Filippo Dionigi launches his new book on Hezbollah and Islamist politics....More

 

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