Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part One

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 1ST SEPTEMBER 2013

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Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H 0HH 
 
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Dates:
7th August 2013 until 1st September 2013
 
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Sun 2pm & 4pm, Tue-Thu 1pm, Fri & Sat 12noon, Sat 10.30am
 
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Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part OneThis 60-minute show takes us on a whistle stop tour of British history based on Terry Deary's Horrible Histories children's books and the hugely successful CBBC TV series. The Barmy Britain - Part One live stage show presented by the Birmingham Stage Company is a two-hander performed by Benedict Martin and Lauryn Redding who rattle through a Roman Masterchef, and the Vikings invading in a bloody version of Relocation, Relocation interspersed with singalongs and still talking severed heads. "If Michael Gove really wants British schoolchildren to develop an enthusiasm for history, then Deary's books would be a good place to start" says Lyn Gardner in The Guardian. The recommended age is six plus, it's ideally suited to 10-year-olds with a thirst for gory history. A brand new follow up show, Barmy Britain - Part Two, gets its world premiere from 26th September 2013.

 

About Garrick Theatre

Named after the great 18th century actor-manager David Garrick, whose portrait hangs in the foyer bar, The Garrick is a fantastic piece of late-Victorian kitsch, originally financed by WS Gilbert. The interior is decorated like a Renaissance palace, all cupids and laurels, with hardly a smooth surface visible among all the moulding, gilt and classical statues. More about Garrick Theatre

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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City Thameslink Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
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Let It BeLet It BeThe popular show featuring over forty of the Fab Four's hits including I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and the titular song. Charting the rise of the band's career, from the beginnings at the Cavern Club to their worldwide successes.14th July 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
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Let It Be
event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  9th July to 21st September 2014
VENUE  Garrick Theatre 
The popular show featuring over forty of the Fab Four's hits including I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and the titular song. Charting the rise of the band's career, from the beginnings at the Cavern Club to their worldwide successes.
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Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
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DATES  3rd to 31st August 2014
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Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
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The Scottsboro Boys
event > Theatre > Musicals
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VENUE  Garrick Theatre 
It's 1931, nine young black men aged between 12 and 19 are travelling on a train through Scottsboro, looking for a new life. Following a sold out run at the Young Vic last autumn, The Scottsboro Boys transfers to the Garrick Theatre in London's West End for a strictly limited run. Based on a true story, John Kander and Fred Ebb's provocative musica... More about this event
 
Christmas With Lee MeadChristmas With Lee MeadThe West End performer and actor presents some of his favourite songs, and welcomes special guest Stephen Rahman-Hughes.7th December 2014Sunday 7th December 2014 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
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