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The AudienceKristin Scott Thomas plays The Queen in an updated version of The Audience, the role which Helen Mirren originally starred in last year. While Scott Thomas takes on the regal role in London, Helen Mirren reprises the role on Broadway at the same time. Peter Morgan's Olivier Award-winning drama - "the first surefire, unstoppable hit of the year" last year (The Guardian) - was inspired by the weekly private audiences between Elizabeth II and her 12 Prime Ministers at Buckingham Palace. Stephen Daldry, the man who brought Billy Elliot to the London stage, brings "giant flair" to the production which avoids a chronological list and instead hops from John Major back to Churchill then forward to Wilson and so on. "Wonderfully funny", said The Telegraph of the original production, "but also genuinely moving".

 

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The first West End theatre of the Edwardian Age, the Apollo has a pleasingly over-the-top design that takes in facades, statuary, and a gypsy coat-of-arms that was intended to bring good luck. Vertigo sufferers may wish to know that the balcony at the Apollo is said to be the highest in London, a design that was intended to improve the acoustic for musicals. More about Apollo Theatre

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The Audience  Kristin Scott Thomas as The Queen in The Audience. Photo: Jason Bell  

The Audience - Kristin Scott Thomas as The Queen in The Audience. Photo: Jason Bell

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Euston Railway Station
 
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Coventry Street, W1D | 2 minutes from The Audience
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68 Regent Street, W1B | 3 minutes from The Audience
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7-14 Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Audience
A vast and much needed improvement on the old Cineworld cinema in the Trocodero, Picturehouse Central opened in June 2015 and was treated to a full ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Audience
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39-43 Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from The Audience
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London > Shopping > Jewellery
6 Denman Place, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Audience
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Trocadero Centre, Unit 34B, 19 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Audience
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61 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D7PJ | 1 minute from The Audience
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 10 minutes from The Audience
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 10 minutes from The Audience
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10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The Audience
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London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from The Audience
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Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B5PW | 5 minutes from The Audience
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14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Audience
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London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Archer Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Audience
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London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
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Everybody's Talking About JamieEverybody's Talking About JamieEverybody's Talking About JamieTom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. Despite being openly gay and confident enough in himself to tackle the school bullies, 16-year-old Jamie is still reserved when it comes to opening up about his drag queen dreams. Directed by Jonathan Butterell 2019-02-23T14:30:00+00002019-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Apollo Theatre, 29  Shaftesbury Avenue      W1D 7EZ
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event > Theatre > Musicals
PRICING  £20-£69.50, Premium Seats £85
DATES  6th November 2017 to 28th September 2019
VENUE  Apollo Theatre 
Tom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. Despite being openly gay and confident enough in himself to tackle the school bullies, 16-year-old Jamie is still reserved when it comes to opening up about his drag queen dreams. Directed by Jonathan Butterell ... More about this event
 
 

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