The 39 Steps

 
 
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, 218-223 Piccadilly, St James's, Piccadilly Circus, London SW1Y 4XA
 
 
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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.

 

About Criterion Theatre

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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Underground Stations

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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
Brewer Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Every Hotel Piccadilly
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £103  32% 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 £229  40% 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
     
     
     
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  33% off
    Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 3 minutes from The 39 Steps
    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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    Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 7 minutes from The 39 Steps
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    218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 1 minute from The 39 Steps
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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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    Prince of Wales Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from 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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    Stephen Wiltshire Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    5 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from The 39 Steps
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    Brewer Street, W1F | 3 minutes from 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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    Jermyn Street
    London > Shopping > Specialists
    St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from The 39 Steps
    The name Jermyn Street is synonymous with gentlemen's outfitters and, more specifically shirt makers. Turnbull & Asser, shirt makers by royal appointment to HRH Prince of ... More
     
     
     
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    Piccadilly Grind
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    Unit 4, Piccadilly Circus Underground Station, 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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    Mitsukoshi
    London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
    Dorland House, 14 - 20 Lower Regent Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from The 39 Steps
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    Cookery School
    London > Education > Cookery Courses
    15B Little Portland Street, 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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    L'Atelier des Chefs
    London > Education > Adult Education
    19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 14 minutes from The 39 Steps
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    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    10 Wardour Street, 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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    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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    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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    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 Reform Club
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from The 39 Steps
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    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
     
     
     
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    3 Archer Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The 39 Steps
    Excellent, intimate bar with a mainly gay crowd in the middle of Soho, boasting the usual combination of expensive but superior cocktails and finger food, ... More
     
     
     
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    Fortnum & Mason: 1707 Wine Bar
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    181 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1A | 2 minutes from The 39 Steps
    The Fortnum's wine bar has had a makeover as part of the store's refurbishment in 2007, three hundred years after this grand old department store first ... 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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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 4 minutes from The 39 Steps
    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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    The 39 StepsThe 39 StepsThe 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 Palladi3rd March 2015Saturday 28th March 2015 Where:
    Criterion Theatre, 218-223  Piccadilly  Piccadilly Circus    SW1Y 4XA
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    event > Theatre > Dramas
    DATES  14th September 2006 to 28th March 2015
    VENUE  Criterion Theatre 
    Hitchcock'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 Palladi... More about this event
     
     

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