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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 13TH OCTOBER 2012

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Based on the children's books written by Terry Deary, Horrible Histories will be touring London in 2012. Stepping away from the classroom and into the theatre, actors and 3D special effects will be creating a fun and thrilling look into historical figures and events. Expect to gasp as the Horrible Historians put on a truly gruesome and nail biting show. There will be different shows throughout 2012, including Barmy Britain, Vile Victorians and Terrible Tudors all of which will be presented as different productions on separate evenings. For further information visit the official website.

 

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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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
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Romeo and JulietRomeo and JulietRomeo and JulietGame of Thrones star Richard Madden and Downton Abbey actress Lily James star in this production of Romeo and Juliet, which is staged at the Garrick Theatre as part of Kenneth Branagh's year-long, star-studded season. Madden and James first starred together in Branagh's 2015 film Cinderella and now they will be reunited to take the leads in Shakesp2016-05-27T00:00:00+01002016-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
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event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
PRICING  From £15
DATES  12th May to 13th August 2016
VENUE  Garrick Theatre 
Game of Thrones star Richard Madden and Downton Abbey actress Lily James star in this production of Romeo and Juliet, which is staged at the Garrick Theatre as part of Kenneth Branagh's year-long, star-studded season. Madden and James first starred together in Branagh's 2015 film Cinderella and now they will be reunited to take the leads in Shakesp... More about this event
 
The EntertainerThe EntertainerThe EntertainerRob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh and John Hurt, who returns to the London stage for the first time in a decade, in this production of John Osborne's The Entertainer, concluding Branagh's year-long, five-play season at the Garrick Theatre. In the production Branagh plays old-time British music hall performer Archie Rice - a role strongly associat2016-08-20T00:00:00+01002016-11-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
Category: event

event > Theatre
PRICING  From £15
DATES  20th August to 12th November 2016
VENUE  Garrick Theatre 
Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh and John Hurt, who returns to the London stage for the first time in a decade, in this production of John Osborne's The Entertainer, concluding Branagh's year-long, five-play season at the Garrick Theatre. In the production Branagh plays old-time British music hall performer Archie Rice - a role strongly associat... More about this event
 
This HouseThis HouseThis HouseThe country faces an economic crisis and there's a hung parliament. If you are a sick MP you're still expected to make your way through the lobby to cast your vote. There are fist fights a-plenty in the Westminster bars, and the parties' whips bend the rules, but not all the time. After premiering at the National in 2012, James Graham's 1974-set dr2016-11-19T00:00:00+00002017-02-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  £20-£75
DATES  19th November 2016 to 25th February 2017
VENUE  Garrick Theatre 
The country faces an economic crisis and there's a hung parliament. If you are a sick MP you're still expected to make your way through the lobby to cast your vote. There are fist fights a-plenty in the Westminster bars, and the parties' whips bend the rules, but not all the time. After premiering at the National in 2012, James Graham's 1974-set dr... More about this event
 
 

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