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  

   
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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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Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from Handbagged
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Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  31% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Handbagged
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45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Handbagged
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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
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17 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Handbagged
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Unit 10 The Piazza Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Handbagged
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44 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Handbagged
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Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Handbagged
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Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Handbagged
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33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Handbagged
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45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Handbagged
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1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Handbagged
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8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Handbagged
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Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Handbagged
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Vaudeville Theatre events

 
Potted SherlockPotted SherlockPotted SherlockThey've given us 'Potted Potter' and 'Potted Panto' and now Daniel Clarkson and Tom Clarkson present Potted Sherlock, all 60 Sherlock Holmes stories crammed into 80 minutes. CBBC's Dan and Jeff are joined by Lizzie Wort to condense 60 classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories into 1 hour and 20 minutes of devilish detective work. They have previously been29th December 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
Category: event
Now On
Potted Sherlock
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  8th December 2014 to 11th January 2015
VENUE  Vaudeville Theatre 
They've given us 'Potted Potter' and 'Potted Panto' and now Daniel Clarkson and Tom Clarkson present Potted Sherlock, all 60 Sherlock Holmes stories crammed into 80 minutes. CBBC's Dan and Jeff are joined by Lizzie Wort to condense 60 classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories into 1 hour and 20 minutes of devilish detective work. They have previously been... More about this event
 
The Wind In The WillowsThe Wind In The WillowsThe Wind In The WillowsGardener, broadcaster and novelist Alan Titchmarsh makes his West End debut as the narrator in Will Tuckett's production of The Wind in the Willows, the role performed last year by Blackadder star Tony Robinson. The Royal Opera House production, named Best Entertainment and Family Show at the 2014 Olivier Awards, returns to London's West End for an30th December 2014Saturday 17th January 2015 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
Category: event
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The Wind In The Willows
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
DATES  26th November 2014 to 17th January 2015
VENUE  Vaudeville Theatre 
Gardener, broadcaster and novelist Alan Titchmarsh makes his West End debut as the narrator in Will Tuckett's production of The Wind in the Willows, the role performed last year by Blackadder star Tony Robinson. The Royal Opera House production, named Best Entertainment and Family Show at the 2014 Olivier Awards, returns to London's West End for an... More about this event
 
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' a22nd January 2015Saturday 23rd May 2015 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
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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
 
 

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Potted Sherlock
Potted Sherlock
Theatre | Until 11th January 2015 

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They've given us 'Potted Potter' and 'Potted Panto' and now Daniel Clarkson and Tom Clarkson present Potted Sherlock, all 60 ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 28th March 2015 

Adelphi Theatre WC2R 0NS WC2R 0NH - 0 minute walk from Vaudeville Theatre

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LEGO Sleigh
LEGO Sleigh
Seasonal | Until 29th December 2014 

Covent Garden Piazza 2 minutes walk from Vaudeville Theatre

Santa has landed on the North East side of Covent Garden Piazza, pulled along by 9 reindeer, with Rudolph leading ...More

 
Covent Garden Christmas
Covent Garden Christmas
Seasonal | Until 2nd January 2015 

Covent Garden Piazza 2 minutes walk from Vaudeville Theatre

Notorious for its festive lighting extravaganzas, Covent Garden is one of London's most magical areas at Christmas. From 4th November ...More

 
Goodbye Piccadilly - From Home Front To Western Front
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Vaudeville Theatre

A major exhibition featuring posters for recruitment and propaganda, a woman bus conductor's uniform, a B-type bus from 1911, and ...More

Festive Family Fun
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2015 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Vaudeville Theatre

Storytelling sessions and craft workshops....More

Goodbye Piccadilly
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Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Vaudeville Theatre

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Cheeky humour from a variety of London's drag artists as they perform their turns on stage....More

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