Horrible Histories

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 13TH OCTOBER 2012

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

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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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LondonTown.com - Horrible Histories Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

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

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

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St Martins Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
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Garrick Theatre events

 
Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part TwoHorrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part TwoThis popular show returns for a West End Christmas season - history with the nasty bits left in. Can you beat battling Boudicca or escape the clutches of Burke & Hare? Come and party with Queen Victoria or stand and deliver to dastardly Dick Turpin.28th December 2014Sunday 4th January 2015 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
Category: event
Now On
Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part Two
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  13th December 2014 to 4th January 2015
VENUE  Garrick Theatre 
This popular show returns for a West End Christmas season - history with the nasty bits left in. Can you beat battling Boudicca or escape the clutches of Burke & Hare? Come and party with Queen Victoria or stand and deliver to dastardly Dick Turpin.
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 musica28th December 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
 
Let It BeLet It BeLet It BeFollowing a two-year absence Let It Be is back in London, at the Garrick Theatre, from February 2015. Over 50 years after the release of the super-group's first single, Love Me Do, the hit songs of the Fab Four are performed in this celebratory musical/narrative. From their early appearances in Liverpool's Cavern Club through to the height 28th February 2015Sunday 27th September 2015 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
Category: event
Let It Be
event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  28th February to 27th September 2015
VENUE  Garrick Theatre 
Following a two-year absence Let It Be is back in London, at the Garrick Theatre, from February 2015. Over 50 years after the release of the super-group's first single, Love Me Do, the hit songs of the Fab Four are performed in this celebratory musical/narrative. From their early appearances in Liverpool's Cavern Club through to the height ... More about this event
 
 

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National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from Garrick Theatre

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