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Top HatBased on the 1935 movie starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Top Hat is a comedy dance musical full of energy and silliness. When an American Dancer working in London is energetically rehearsing in his hotel room, sleeping Dale Tremont in the room below is awoken. However, when she comes to his room to complain the anger soon subsides as they have an instant attraction. The play then leads onto a case of mistaken identity and complications with the romance. A light hearted, care free performance, Top Hat also claimed three awards at the Olivier Awards 2013. As well as being titled the Best New Musical, Jon Morrell won Best Costume Design and Bill Dreamer scooped Best Theatre Choreographer. Don't miss this tap-dancing magical musical, book tickets for Top Hat, London today!

 

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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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The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  22% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 1 minute from Top Hat
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 £188  28% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Top Hat
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
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  40% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Top Hat
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Top Hat, Catherine Street, WC2B | 2 minutes from Top Hat
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Wilde Creatures
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th to 31st December 2017
Top Hat, 404 Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from Top Hat
A month after staging The Gruffalo's Child at the Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue, the Olivier-nominated Tall Stories present a new musical adventure for audiences of all ages ...More
 
 
 
School of Rock
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Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Top Hat
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
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Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Top Hat
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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Novello Theatre
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Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Top Hat
Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's more ... More
 
 
 
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45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Top Hat
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London Transport Museum
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Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Top Hat
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Top Hat
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38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Top Hat
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Primrose Bakery
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42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Top Hat
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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Penhaligon's
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41 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Top Hat
For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon's has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston Churchill's favourite - the Blenheim ... More
 
 
 
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Homage at The Waldorf Hilton
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22 The Aldwych, The Waldorf Hilton, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Top Hat
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Lundenwic
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45 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Top Hat
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Pret A Manger
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29 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Top Hat
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Top Hat
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40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Top Hat
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1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Top Hat
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
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36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Top Hat
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Detroit Bar
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35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Top Hat
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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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
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Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Top Hat
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La SoireeLa SoireeLa SoireeThe Olivier Award-winning La Soiree cabaret switches its spiegeltent for the West End this winter, taking up residency at the Aldwych Theatre. Billed as the same cheeky show in a more grown-up location, it will see the traditional theatre transformed into an intimate cabaret club with in-the-round seating and will showcase the company's signature c2017-12-18T20:00:00+00002018-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Aldwych Theatre,   Aldwych      WC2B 4DF
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PRICING  £19.50-£42.50
DATES  24th November 2017 to 3rd February 2018
VENUE  Aldwych Theatre 
The Olivier Award-winning La Soiree cabaret switches its spiegeltent for the West End this winter, taking up residency at the Aldwych Theatre. Billed as the same cheeky show in a more grown-up location, it will see the traditional theatre transformed into an intimate cabaret club with in-the-round seating and will showcase the company's signature c... More about this event
 
La Petite SoireeLa Petite SoireeA family-friendly version of the Olivier Award-winning cabaret spectacular. This afternoon show includes many of the same performers as La Soiree, minus all of the sauce and seduction to ensure children as young as eight can enjoy the on-stage mischief and mayhem.2017-12-23T15:00:00+00002018-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Aldwych Theatre,   Aldwych      WC2B 4DF
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TinaTinaTinaPhyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written by Katori Hall with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins. Featuring the iconic songs that propelled Turner to fame, the stage spectacular charts her rise from humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to the top of the global mu2018-03-21T19:30:00+00002018-06-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Aldwych Theatre,   Aldwych      WC2B 4DF
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PRICING  £10-£79.50, Premium Seats £95, Mar 21-Apr 16 previews £10-£69.50, Premium Seats previews £89.50
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VENUE  Aldwych Theatre 
Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written by Katori Hall with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins. Featuring the iconic songs that propelled Turner to fame, the stage spectacular charts her rise from humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to the top of the global mu... More about this event
 
 

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