Shakespeare in Love

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 18TH APRIL 2015

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, St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AU
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OPENING TIMES
Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed, Sat 2.30pm, no mats Jul 2, 23 (press night Jul 23, 7pm), booking to Oct 25
PRICES
£15-£57.50, Jul 2-22 previews £10-£52.50
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Shakespeare in LoveThis stage adaptation of the hugely popular film, Shakespeare in Love, is "the best British comedy since One Man, Two Guvnors", according to the Daily Telegraph. Directed and designed by Cheek by Jowl's Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod, it's a more earnest interpretation than its big screen predecessor with the scene set by Will Shakespeare struggling to pen another hit play. Enter young noblewoman, Viola De Lesseps, his muse and new love who not only cures him of his writer's block but also dresses as a boy and becomes one of the players in his latest production. This romantic comedy with music which transports the audience back to Shakespeare's London, is essentially the fictional backstory to the writing of Romeo and Juliet, with parts for Queen Elizabeth herself and a dog. If you like Shakespeare but wish it was a bit more lighthearted, you'll love this "witty and warm-hearted" "love letter to theatre itself" as Michael Billington writes in The Guardian.

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Leicester Square Tube Station
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Charing Cross Railway Station
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City Thameslink Station
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    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Shakespeare in Love
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    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Shakespeare in Love
    The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
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    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Shakespeare in Love
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    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Shakespeare in Love
    Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
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    Leicester Square
    London > Attractions > Other Attractions
    Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Shakespeare in Love
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    Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Shakespeare in Love
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    6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Shakespeare in Love
    Tenderproduct is the second tender venture by Etan Ilfeld, who previously founded the neighbouring Tenderpixel Gallery, an innovative space for emerging talent. Tenderproduct is a shop ... More
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    London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
    25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Shakespeare in Love
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    London > Shopping > Art and Design
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    77 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Shakespeare in Love
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    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    80 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Shakespeare in Love
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    32 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Shakespeare in Love
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    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 8 minutes from Shakespeare in Love
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    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 9 minutes from Shakespeare in Love
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    10 Wardour Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Shakespeare in Love
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    90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Shakespeare in Love
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    33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Shakespeare in Love
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    47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Shakespeare in Love
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Shakespeare in Love
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    6-7 Great Newport Street, WC2H | 1 minute from Shakespeare in Love
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    44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Shakespeare in Love
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Shakespeare in Love
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 2 minutes from Shakespeare in Love
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
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    event > Theatre > Dramas
    DATES9th May to 18th July 2015
    VENUENoel Coward Theatre
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    event > Theatre > Magic shows
    DATES24th July to 29th August 2015
    VENUENoel Coward Theatre
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    Noel Coward Theatre, † St Martin's Lane† † † WC2N 4AU
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    DATES5th September to 21st November 2015
    VENUENoel Coward Theatre
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