Stephen Ward

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 29TH MARCH 2014

ADDRESS
Aldwych Theatre, Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B 4DF 
 
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Dates:
3rd December 2013 until 29th March 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon-Sat 7.30pm | Matinees Weds & Sat 2.30pm
 
PRICES
£15-£67.50
 

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Stephen WardThe world premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Stephen Ward will open at the Aldwych Theatre in December. Directed by five-time Olivier Award-winner Richard Eyre, who is also due to direct his own adaptation of Ghosts at the Almeida Theatre, and with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, the musical tells the story of a 1963 scandal that shocked society. Particularly relevant after recent media outrages, it looks back at the Profumo Affair - named after the illicit encounters between Secretary of State John Profumo and a call girl - and how free-living society physician Stephen Ward introduced the major players of this government-toppling sex and espionage scandal. Used as a scapegoat in a trial that was as symbolic to the twentieth century as Oscar Wilde's was to the nineteenth, Ward was targeted and eventually became the main victim. Featuring a book and lyrics by playwright Christopher Hampton and lyricist Don Black, the musical will put Ward's story into the spotlight.

 

About Aldwych Theatre

With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched in between them, the Aldwych and Novello (formerly the Strand) theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted for being the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company (from 1960 to 1982), and for Ben Travers' famed Aldwych Farces, which played here from 1925 to 1933. More about Aldwych Theatre

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Underground Stations

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Temple Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Drury Lane NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £128  33% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 1 minute from Stephen Ward
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £191  26% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Stephen Ward
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
 
 
 
One Aldwych
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £217  27% off
1 Aldwych, WC2B | 2 minutes from Stephen Ward
A Large, modern luxury hotel right in the middle of the West End, a few minutes walk from Covent Garden. One Aldwych is exceptionally well equipped, ... More
 
 
 
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Near Stephen Ward
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War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Stephen Ward
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 9 minutes from Stephen Ward
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
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Urinetown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London W1D | 12 minutes from Stephen Ward
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making ...More
 
 
 
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Stephen Ward
London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
 
 
 
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Fortune Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Stephen Ward
The first theatre built after World War I is an astonishing piece of architecture. Built in 1922-4, it preceded the arrival of the Art Deco and ... More
 
 
 
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Aldwych Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 2 minutes from Stephen Ward
With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched inbetween them, the Aldwych and Strand theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted for ... More
 
 
 
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Stephen Ward
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Stephen Ward
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Stephen Ward
Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated artworks displayed at ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Stephen Ward

The best shops and markets near Stephen Ward
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Hope and Greenwood
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Stephen Ward
Excellent ice cream in the summer and a delicious-looking Christmas window in the winter are the kind of thing that make this candy shop a special ... More
 
 
 
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The Albion Emporium
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Stephen Ward
As British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of Britishness, ... More
 
 
 
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Primrose Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Stephen Ward
If cupcakes are you cup of tea then head to the Covent Garden outlet of Primrose Bakery, a family owned enterprise which makes the most scrumptious ... More
 
 
 
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Homage at The Waldorf Hilton
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
22 The Aldwych, The Waldorf Hilton, , Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Stephen Ward
Homage is located in one of the stately ballrooms of the Waldorf Hilton right next to Covent Garden. As you might expect, it is a prestige ... More
 
 
 
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Sarastro
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
126 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, , Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Stephen Ward
Ornate, opera-themed Turkish restaurant with unique opera-box style seating. One of Theatreland’s favourite restaurants, Sarastro must also rank highly as one of the capital’s most surreal ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
29 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Stephen Ward
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Near Stephen Ward
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 8 minutes from Stephen Ward
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 9 minutes from Stephen Ward
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 9 minutes from Stephen Ward
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Stephen Ward gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from Stephen Ward
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 6 minutes from Stephen Ward
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Stephen Ward
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Stephen Ward.
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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Stephen Ward
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from Stephen Ward
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
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Edgar Wallace
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Stephen Ward
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Stephen Ward
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
 
 
 
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Stephen Ward
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
 
 
 
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Stephen Ward
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Stephen Ward.
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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Stephen Ward
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Stephen Ward
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Surgeons
London > Business > Venue Hire
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Stephen Ward
The Royal College of Surgeons is not only an institute at the forefront of surgical education and training, but its outstanding rooms provide the perfect space ... More
 
 
 

Aldwych Theatre events

 
Bring Up the BodiesBring Up the BodiesBring Up the BodiesThe Royal Shakespeare Company's new dramatisation of Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize winning novels 'Bring Up the Bodies' and 'Wolf Hall' play in two parts as both transfer to the West End and run in rep at the Aldwych Theatre. Directed by Jeremy Herrin and most of the original show's cast, including Ben Miles as Cromwell, Nathaniel Parker as 25th July 2014Saturday 6th September 2014 Where:
Aldwych Theatre,   Aldwych      WC2B 4DF
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Ongoing
Bring Up the Bodies
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  7th May to 6th September 2014
VENUE  Aldwych Theatre 
The Royal Shakespeare Company's new dramatisation of Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize winning novels 'Bring Up the Bodies' and 'Wolf Hall' play in two parts as both transfer to the West End and run in rep at the Aldwych Theatre. Directed by Jeremy Herrin and most of the original show's cast, including Ben Miles as Cromwell, Nathaniel Parker as ... More about this event
 
Wolf HallWolf HallWolf HallHilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize winning historic novels 'Wolf Hall' and 'Bring Up the Bodies' transfer from the Royal Shakespeare Company's home in Stratford to the West End and play in rep at the Aldwych Theatre. Adapted by Mike Poulton for the RSC, this new dramatisation centres on Henry VIII becoming increasingly impatient and angry over his re26th July 2014Saturday 6th September 2014 Where:
Aldwych Theatre,   Aldwych      WC2B 4DF
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Wolf Hall
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  1st May to 6th September 2014
VENUE  Aldwych Theatre 
Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize winning historic novels 'Wolf Hall' and 'Bring Up the Bodies' transfer from the Royal Shakespeare Company's home in Stratford to the West End and play in rep at the Aldwych Theatre. Adapted by Mike Poulton for the RSC, this new dramatisation centres on Henry VIII becoming increasingly impatient and angry over his re... More about this event
 
Vincent Simone & Flavia Cacace: Dance 'Til DawnVincent Simone & Flavia Cacace: Dance 'Til DawnRomance blossoms between a 1940s starlet and her lover in this dance-narrative choreographed by Karen Bruce, featuring live music. Starring the Strictly Come Dancing professionals Simone and Cacace.23rd October 2014Saturday 3rd January 2015 Where:
Aldwych Theatre,   Aldwych      WC2B 4DF
Category: event
 
Vincent Simone & Flavia Cacace: Dance 'Til Dawn
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballroom
DATES  23rd October 2014 to 3rd January 2015
VENUE  Aldwych Theatre 
Romance blossoms between a 1940s starlet and her lover in this dance-narrative choreographed by Karen Bruce, featuring live music. Starring the Strictly Come Dancing professionals Simone and Cacace.
 

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Bring Up the Bodies
Bring Up the Bodies
Theatre | Until 6th September 2014 

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The Royal Shakespeare Company's new dramatisation of Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize winning novels 'Bring Up the Bodies' and 'Wolf ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 30th May 2015 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 1 minute walk from Aldwych Theatre

Nominated for a staggering seven Oliviers in this year's Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Bakersfield Mist
Bakersfield Mist
Theatre | Until 30th August 2014 

Duchess Theatre 2 minutes walk from Aldwych Theatre

Kathleen Turner, who famously bared all when she last appeared in the West End - in a stage adaptation of ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 10th June 2015 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from Aldwych Theatre

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 25th April 2015 

Novello Theatre 2 minutes walk from Aldwych Theatre

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
The Mood Gym: Boost Your Feel Good Factor
Exhibitions | On 25th July 2014 

London School Of Economics 2 minutes walk from Aldwych Theatre

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Friday Folies Bergere
Theatre | Until 26th September 2014 

CellarDoor 2 minutes walk from Aldwych Theatre

A cabaret and burlesque show starring legendary performer Holly Penfield and beautiful piano virtuoso Chrys Columbine, plus other femmes fatales....More

Mummenschanz: Musicians Of Silence
Theatre | Until 27th July 2014 

Peacock Theatre 2 minutes walk from Aldwych Theatre

Inspiring and captivating illusions using colourful masks, incredible props and skillful sleight of hand, producing a magical world of possibilities, ...More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

The Lyceum Theatre 2 minutes walk from Aldwych Theatre

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Goodbye Piccadilly - From Home Front To Western Front
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Aldwych Theatre

A major exhibition featuring posters for recruitment and propaganda, a woman bus conductor's uniform, a B-type bus from 1911, and ...More

 
 
 
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