Top Hat

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 26TH OCTOBER 2013

ADDRESS
Aldwych Theatre, Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B 4DF 
 
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Dates:
19th April 2012 until 26th October 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Tues-Sat 7.30pm and Tues, Thurs, Sat matinee 2.30pm
 
PRICES
£15-£62.50
 

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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!

 

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
 
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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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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £139  23% off
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Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Top Hat
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Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 2 minutes from Top Hat
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Top Hat
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Top Hat
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42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Top Hat
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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 Top Hat
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126 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, , Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Top Hat
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Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 9 minutes from Top Hat
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Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Top Hat
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Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Top Hat
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35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Top Hat
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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 
Strictly Come Dancing professionals Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace bring the romance of the Golden Age of Hollywood in Dance 'til Dawn, a show with stunning sets, glamorous costumes and a full live band. Dancing to classic numbers like 'Feeling Good', 'Moon River' and 'Stand By Me', the storyline reveals the murder of leading man Bobby Burns and ... More about this event
 
Beautiful - The Carole King MusicalBeautiful - The Carole King MusicalBeautiful - The Carole King MusicalMarc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which charts the early life and career of singer-songwriter Carole King including her relationship with her husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, and the friendly rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry Mann a10th February 2015Saturday 13th June 2015 Where:
Aldwych Theatre,   Aldwych      WC2B 4DF
Category: event
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  10th February to 13th June 2015
VENUE  Aldwych Theatre 
Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which charts the early life and career of singer-songwriter Carole King including her relationship with her husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, and the friendly rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry Mann a... More about this event
 
 

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