Horrible Histories

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 13TH OCTOBER 2012

ADDRESS
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H 0HH 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
14th February 2012 until 13th October 2012
 
OPENING TIMES
Various
 
PRICES
£13-£20
 

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Book tickets at Garrick Theatre

We have special offers available on tickets for Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part Two.

 

We have special offers available on tickets for The Scottsboro Boys.

 

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

Seating plan for Garrick Theatre

LondonTown.com - Horrible Histories Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Horrible Histories on LondonTown.com

 
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Garrick Theatre events

 
Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part TwoHorrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part TwoHorrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part TwoAfter last year's sell-out success this stage adaptation of Terry Deary's popular Horrible Histories children's books returns to the Garrick Theatre as the Birmingham Stage Company presents Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part Two. Boudicca, William Wallace, Queen Victoria and the rest of Britain's horrible history is recounted at the "gall20th August 2014Sunday 31st August 2014 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
Category: event
Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part Two
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  3rd to 31st August 2014
VENUE  Garrick Theatre 
After last year's sell-out success this stage adaptation of Terry Deary's popular Horrible Histories children's books returns to the Garrick Theatre as the Birmingham Stage Company presents Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part Two. Boudicca, William Wallace, Queen Victoria and the rest of Britain's horrible history is recounted at the "gall... More about this event
 
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.20th August 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
Category: event
Ongoing
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.
The Scottsboro BoysThe Scottsboro BoysThe Scottsboro BoysIt'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 musica4th October 2014Saturday 21st February 2015 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
Category: event
The Scottsboro Boys
event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  4th October 2014 to 21st February 2015
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
Category: event
 
Christmas With Lee Mead
event > Theatre > Fringe
DATES  Sunday 7th December 2014 - 7pm
VENUE  Garrick Theatre 
The West End performer and actor presents some of his favourite songs, and welcomes special guest Stephen Rahman-Hughes.
 

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Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part Two
Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part Two
Theatre | Until 31st August 2014 

Garrick Theatre

After last year's sell-out success this stage adaptation of Terry Deary's popular Horrible Histories children's books returns to ...More

 
Let It Be
Theatre | Until 21st September 2014 

Garrick Theatre

The popular show featuring over forty of the Fab Four's hits including I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely ...More

Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense
Theatre | Until 20th September 2014 

Duke of York's Theatre WC2N 4BG WC2H 0HH - 0 minute walk from Garrick Theatre

Following the departure of Stephen Mangan and Matthew Macfadyen - the original Jeeves and Wooster - Robert Webb (Peep Show, ...More

 
Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision
Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from Garrick Theatre

A major exhibition on the life and career of Viriginia Woolf, fearless feminist and author of Mrs Dalloway, Orlando and ...More

 
BP Portrait Award
BP Portrait Award
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from Garrick Theatre

A homeless man in Germany, an American woman reluctant to sit for a portrait painted by her son, ...More

 
Portrait Of The Day: Simon Armitage: Talk
Exhibitions | On 20th August 2014 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from Garrick Theatre

A discussion of Paul Wright's portrait of Simon Armitage....More

Making Colour
Making Colour
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from Garrick Theatre

The first exhibition of this calibre in Britain to be arranged purely by pigment, Making Colour takes us on a ...More

 
Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting
Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from Garrick Theatre

The architecture in Italian Renaissance painting is explored through works by 14th, 15th and 16th century artists including Duccio, Botticelli ...More

 
Gabrielli: The National Gallery 1886, Interior Of Room 32: Talk
Exhibitions | On 20th August 2014 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from Garrick Theatre

A quick insight into a painting....More

Skylight
Skylight
Theatre | Until 23rd August 2014 

Wyndham's Theatre 2 minutes walk from Garrick Theatre

Carey Mulligan makes her West End debut starring as the former lover of Bill Nighy in Stephen Daldry's revival of ...More

 
 
 
 
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