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The annual Storytelling Festival returns with ten days of fascinating tales told by masters of the art. The event will see a number of shows return from last year including Story Jam and Storytellers' Club. The line up will also include comedy hero Will Hodgson, the man with the anecdotes Martin Dockery and John Luke Roberts, who brings with him his one man tale of a sock puppet. The finale of the festival will be The Voices in Your Head, a dark-hearted storytelling show that features Russel Tovey, Kerry Howard and Thom Tuck.

About Leicester Square Theatre

In 2002 this compact, 350 seater opened with Taboo, Boy George's musical trawl through Thatcher's 80s and his own turbulent career, a production that ran for well over a year. The Leicester Square Theatre seems to have succeeded in carving out a niche for itself amongst the many grand Edwardian playhouses and cavernous auditoriums of London's Theatreland. More about Leicester Square Theatre


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Leicester Square Tube Station
1 minutes walk
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
4 minutes walk
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Charing Cross Railway Station
8 minutes walk
City Thameslink Station
22 minutes walk
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China Town Masterpark
1 minutes walk
Leicester Square Masterpark
2 minutes walk

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £119† 24% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 2 minutes from London Storytelling Festival
Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £117† 24% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 2 minutes from London Storytelling Festival
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £104† 33% off
Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 3 minutes from London Storytelling Festival
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar is a recently refurbished 4 star hotel located right in the heart of London's famous West End. Leicester Square, Piccadilly ... More
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The Go-Between
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 27th May to 15th October 2016
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 3 minutes from London Storytelling Festival
The Olivier and Tony Award-winning Michael Crawford returns to the West End in 2016 to star in The Go-Between at the Apollo Theatre. Directed by Roger ...More
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The Entertainer
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 20th August to 12th November 2016
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from London Storytelling Festival
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 ...More
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English National Opera: The Winter's Tale
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: 27th February to 14th March 2017
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from London Storytelling Festival
The ENO presents a world premiere of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale. The tale of love, loss and reconciliation sees the King of Sicilia mistakenly believe that ...More
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Prince Charles Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7 Leicester Place, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
Having achieved almost cult status, this reasonably-priced, independent cinema in the heart of Leicester Square is not quite the true hidden gem it once was. ... More
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Vue West End
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
3 Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
Vue West End is located on the north east side of London's Leicester Square. The nine screen cinema shows all the latest releases and has played ... More
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The Hippodrome
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
Most Londoners have a feeling of nostalgia when they see The Hippodrome, a famous and historic Grade II listed building adjacent to Leicester Square. What was ... More
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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
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The West End
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
Taking in Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, Soho, Theatreland, Chinatown, Covent Garden and Leicester Square, The West End really does have it ... More
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Horse and Dolphin Yard
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Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
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SeeWoo
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
18-20 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
SeeWoo's flagship store is located on Lisle Street in the heart of London's bustling Chinatown. Starting as a small grocery in 1975 serving local needs, SeeWoo ... More
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Ben & Jerry's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
The Empire, 5-6 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
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Loon Fung Supermarket
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42-44 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
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Mr Kong
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
21 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
This busy, lively restaurant covers three floors; try to eat upstairs if seats are available. The friendly staff will try and make you feel at home ... More
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Imperial China
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
25 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
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11 Newport Place, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
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Lamai Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Venues across London, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
Thai food is the cuisine of the moment - green curries, red curries, satays, are everywhere. To the uninitiated,it's very difficult to recreate at home. But, ... More
ELS Language Centre, London
London > Education > English Language Courses
3 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from London Storytelling Festival
8 students per class. Under £200pw.... More
Dale Carnegie Training
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4 Ching Court, Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from London Storytelling Festival
Management and public speaking training.... More
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10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
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25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from London Storytelling Festival
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from London Storytelling Festival
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Waxy's Little Sister
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20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
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14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from London Storytelling Festival
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90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from London Storytelling Festival
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44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
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Wyld Bar
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
10 Wardour Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
In typical W Hotel style, the Wyld Bar on the first floor of the Leicester Square hotel is very cool. Drop in for after work drinks ... More
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Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour
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The Jade Door, 15-16 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from London Storytelling Festival
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from London Storytelling Festival
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
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68 Dean Street
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68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from London Storytelling Festival
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Leicester Square Theatre events

Swipe Right Theatre: 2 Become 1Swipe Right Theatre: 2 Become 1A comedy musical following four girls in the 90s as they embark on a night of speed dating, meeting Mr Rights and Mr Wrongs, filled with infectious pop anthems and ballads.2016-07-25T20:30:00+01002016-07-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Leicester Square Theatre, 6† Leicester Place† † † WC2H 7BX
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Swipe Right Theatre: 2 Become 1
Jon Pointing: Act NaturalJon Pointing: Act NaturalA comedy character show framed in a drama workshop. Expect demonstration, exploration, motion and emotion.2016-07-26T19:00:00+01002016-07-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Leicester Square Theatre, 6† Leicester Place† † † WC2H 7BX
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Jon Pointing: Act Natural
The FunkSmugglers: Mead DreamsThe FunkSmugglers: Mead DreamsJoin the musical trio as they introduce you to their favourite drink, mead, which was historically drunk by Celtic Kings and Babylonians.2016-07-27T19:00:00+01002016-07-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Leicester Square Theatre, 6† Leicester Place† † † WC2H 7BX
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The FunkSmugglers: Mead Dreams
Tez Ilyas: Made In BritainTez Ilyas: Made In BritainThe smart, subversive, Lancashire-born stand-up ponders the difficulties living as a Muslim in modern Britain.2016-07-27T20:30:00+01002016-07-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Leicester Square Theatre, 6† Leicester Place† † † WC2H 7BX
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Tez Ilyas: Made In Britain
Goodbear (Work In Progress)Goodbear (Work In Progress)Joe Barnes and Henry Perryment present a character-led sketch show that covers all of life's big questions, such as life, death and existence.2016-07-28T19:00:00+01002016-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Leicester Square Theatre, 6† Leicester Place† † † WC2H 7BX
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Goodbear (Work In Progress)
Adele And Tom's First Birthday PartyAdele And Tom's First Birthday PartyLaughing Horse semi-finalists, Adele Cliff and Tom Mayhew, host an hour of fun, with jokes, hats, games and a special guest appearance.2016-07-28T20:30:00+01002016-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Leicester Square Theatre, 6† Leicester Place† † † WC2H 7BX
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Adele And Tom's First Birthday Party
Holly Burn: I Am Special (Work In Progress)Holly Burn: I Am Special (Work In Progress)The comedian performs her work in progress show before she takes it to Edinburgh Fringe Festival.2016-07-29T19:00:00+01002016-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Leicester Square Theatre, 6† Leicester Place† † † WC2H 7BX
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Holly Burn: I Am Special (Work In Progress)
Jake Yapp: One In A MillionJake Yapp: One In A MillionThe stand-up previously seen on Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe and Radio Four In Four Minutes looks at what makes us unique or not.2016-07-29T20:30:00+01002016-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Leicester Square Theatre, 6† Leicester Place† † † WC2H 7BX
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Jake Yapp: One In A Million
Sarah Kendall: Shaken (Work In Progress)Sarah Kendall: Shaken (Work In Progress)The two-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee previews a new story about an Australian teenage girl who tells a lie that backfires spectacularly.2016-07-30T19:00:00+01002016-07-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Leicester Square Theatre, 6† Leicester Place† † † WC2H 7BX
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Sarah Kendall: Shaken (Work In Progress)
Jane Postlethwaite: Made In CumbriaJane Postlethwaite: Made In CumbriaThe character comedian slips beneath the skin of a selection of dark female characters.2016-07-30T20:30:00+01002016-07-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Leicester Square Theatre, 6† Leicester Place† † † WC2H 7BX
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Jane Postlethwaite: Made In Cumbria

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Covent Garden After Hours
Covent Garden After Hours
Shopping | Until 28th July 2016 

Covent Garden Piazza 1 minute walk from London Storytelling Festival

Throughout July Covent Garden After Hours celebrates summer with late night openings on Wednesdays to Saturdays and a series of ...More

 
The Bolshoi Ballet: Don Quixote
Dance | Until 28th July 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from London Storytelling Festival

Alexei Fadeyechev's staging of Marius Petipa's high-spirited ballet based on Cervantes's comic novel. Music by Ludwig Minkus....More

Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from London Storytelling Festival

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from London Storytelling Festival

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from London Storytelling Festival

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from London Storytelling Festival

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Hobson's Choice
Hobson's Choice
Theatre | Until 10th September 2016 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from London Storytelling Festival

Marking the 100th anniversary of the first UK production of Harold Brighouse's classic comedy, Hobson's Choice comes to the Vaudeville ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from London Storytelling Festival

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
Michael McIntyre: Work In Progress
Comedy | Until 8th August 2016 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from London Storytelling Festival

Observational humour as the energetic and quintessentially middle-class stand-up tries out new material based on the absurd nature of everyday ...More

Faith Healer
Theatre | Until 20th August 2016 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from London Storytelling Festival

Following her productions of Fathers and Sons and Philadelphia, Here I Come!, Lyndsey Turner returns to the ...More

 
 
 
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