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The 39 StepsHitchcock's 1935 movie is a masterpiece of sustained adventure, as the hero - framed for murder - becomes both pursuer and prey for a shadowy international conspiracy. Classic scenes of The 39 Steps - at the Criterion - include vertiginous peril on the Forth Bridge, a frantic biplane pursuit, and the grandstand conclusion in a packed London Palladium. In other words, it's exactly the sort of story that could never be attempted by a fringe theatre company - a fact which forms the central joke of this satisfyingly inventive production. Ticket deals for The 39 Steps are now available. Four actors play 150 different characters, while a small selection of props and some clever lighting effects become the Scottish moors, the West End, and dozens of other locations across the country. Richard Hannay is a ridiculously stiff-upper-lipped hero, a calm spot in the centre of the frantic action. Making a virtue out of silliness, this will be enjoyed by anyone who loves Hitchcock, or takes pleasure in the endless possibilities of the theatre.

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The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to miss one of London's most enchanting theatres. Use of mirrors and stunning murals of clouds and cherubs turns this underground labyrinth into an airy paradise. More about Criterion Theatre

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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
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Leicester Square Tube Station
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Charing Cross Railway Station
9 minutes walk
Victoria Railway Station
21 minutes walk
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Leicester Square Masterpark
2 minutes walk
Brewer Street NCP
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Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £50† 26% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 2 minutes from The 39 Steps
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
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £283† 22% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 2 minutes from The 39 Steps
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
Le Meridien Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £199† 23% off
21 Piccadilly, W1J | 3 minutes from The 39 Steps
A hotel that is distinctly in the old English style, with magnificent antique décor, staff who are attentive, discreet, and ever so polite and, most importantly, ... More
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The Starry Messenger
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 16th May to 10th August 2019
The 39 Steps, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from The 39 Steps
Hollywood star and multiple Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick makes his West End debut at Wyndham's Theatre opposite Elizabeth McGovern from Downton Abbey. The star of ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Price
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 5th February to 27th April 2019
The 39 Steps, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from The 39 Steps
This February, Wyndham's Theatre presents a new adaptation of Arthur Miller's The Price as a 50th anniversary celebration of the work. Directed by Jonathan Church, the ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rosmersholm
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 24th April to 20th July 2019
The 39 Steps, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from The 39 Steps
Tom Burke, the actor who plays detective Cormoran Strike in the BBC series based on JK Rowling's crime novels, and Hayley Atwell (a familiar face from ...More
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 1 minute from The 39 Steps
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
London > Entertainment >
22-32 Shaftesbury Avenue, Trocadero, W1D | 1 minute from The 39 Steps
From spring 2019 the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience comes to the West End. After three successful years in Angel, Islington (open until 28th ... More
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Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 1 minute from The 39 Steps
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The 39 Steps
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Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 1 minute from The 39 Steps
Right in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street, Shaftesbury ... More
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St James's Market
London > Attractions >
St James's, SW1Y | 1 minute from The 39 Steps
An impressive 450 million pound development in the heart of London, St James's Market ... More
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Stephen Wiltshire Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from The 39 Steps
Stephen Wiltshire's art work would be impressive even if you didn't know who he is. But his intricate and architecturally accurate pen and ink sketches are ... More
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The best shops and markets near The 39 Steps
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Lillywhite's
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
24 Lower Regent Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from The 39 Steps
Lillywhite’s probably owes its landmark sport shop status to its position in Piccadilly Circus more than anything, but this would be ignoring its remarkable heritage. Its founders, ... More
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
28 Haymarket, Soho, London SW1Y | 1 minute from The 39 Steps
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
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Dover Street Market
London > Shopping > Department Stores
18-22 Haymarket, Mayfair, London SW1Y | 1 minute from The 39 Steps
A department store but not as we know it, Dover Street Market is Harvey Nics for the hip. A haven for high end fashion brands like ... More
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Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
225-229 Piccadilly, W1J | 1 minute from The 39 Steps
In the city where the first Hard Rock Cafe in the world opened, back in 1971, a new state-of-the-art cafe comes to ... More
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Piccadilly Grind
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Unit 4, Piccadilly Circus Underground Station, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The 39 Steps
Following in the successful footsteps of well respected coffee shops Shoreditch Grind and Soho Grind, Piccadilly Grind delivers quality coffee to commuters on the tube. Raising ... More
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Criterion Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
224 Piccadilly, Soho, London W1J | 1 minute from The 39 Steps
What makes the Criterion special is its truly spectacular neo-Byzantine interior which has been wowing diners ever since its doors swung open in 1873. Positioned in ... More
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 9 minutes from The 39 Steps
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 12 minutes from The 39 Steps
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 12 minutes from The 39 Steps
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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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from The 39 Steps
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from The 39 Steps
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
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So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from The 39 Steps
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
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The best pubs near London The 39 Steps.
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The 39 Steps
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
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The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The 39 Steps
Across the road from Chinatown, a pub had stood on the site of The Blue Posts at 28 Rupert Street since 1739. ... More
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from The 39 Steps
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
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The 39 Steps clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Electric Carousel
London > Nightlife >
215-217 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The 39 Steps
The team behind Madame Jojo's (RIP) return (hurrah!) with The Electric Carousel on the site where the legendary Pigalle Supper Club used to be, at 215-217 ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Rumba
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
36 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The 39 Steps
Located nearby to Leicester Square, Bar Rumba is a lively bar that's ideal for late-night partying in the West End. Having moved away from its urban ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rialto Casino, Piccadilly
London > Nightlife >
3-4 Coventry Street, W1D | 2 minutes from The 39 Steps
Housed in a beautiful Grade II listed 1913 building, The Rialto Casino, Piccadilly puts the glamour into gambling. Formerly a cinematographic theatre, the grand venue boasts ... More
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The 39 Steps
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
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195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 3 minutes from The 39 Steps
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
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Institute of Directors - IOD
London > Business > Venue Hire
116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from The 39 Steps
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Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
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Edgy observations and witty storytelling from Canadian stand-up and 2008 Chortle Best Headliner nominee, Glenn Wool. Plus Paul Sinha, Marlon ...More

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Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with ...More

 
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Come visit our children floor this spring and ask our team for some Easter Craft Activities! We have some lovely ...More

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Find out what activities we have planned at your local Waterstones shop as we celebrate the Easter holidays!...More

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Teenager Christopher, who has Asperger's syndrome, tries to solve the mystery of his neighbour's dead dog but he is ill-prepared ...More

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Sheila Carter directs and choreographs a musical adventure based on the original tales of Beatrix Potter, devised by Roger Glossop ...More

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