Twelfth Night

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 10TH FEBRUARY 2013

ADDRESS
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D 7EZ 
 
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Dates:
2nd November 2012 until 10th February 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Various times
 
PRICES
£25-£55
 

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Twelfth NightThe Apollo Theatre welcomes back Mark Rylance, whose stunning performance in Jerusalem bowled over audiences in London and New York, for one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies. The actor returns to the Bankside theatre to starring in an all-male award-winning production of Twelfth Night by Original Practices following a three-week run earlier in the autumn at The Globe. Rylance plays Olivia in the production, reviving a role he took on ten years ago when the show premiered in 2002. With a celebrated cast in some of Shakespeare's most loved roles you can expect comedy, cruelty and plenty of cross-dressing in this bittersweet production about two teams battling within the house of Olivia. On one hand, the lovesick lord Orsino plots against the heart of indifferent Olivia. On the other hand, a vexed alliance of servants scheme against her steward Malvolio (portrayed deliciously by Stephen Fry). Transporting you right back to 1601 with traditional Shakespearian costume, music and dance, Twelfth Night is part of Shakespeare's Globe's 'The Play's the Thing' season and runs concurrently with Richard III at the same venue.

 

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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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Twelfth Night  Mark Rylance as Olivia in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe, 2002. Photo by John Tramper  

   
Twelfth Night - Mark Rylance as Olivia in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe, 2002. Photo by John Tramper

Twelfth Night Mark Rylance as Olivia in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe, 2002. Photo by John Tramper 

LondonTown.com - Twelfth Night Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
45 Dean Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Twelfth Night
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £101  24% off
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New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 10 minutes from Twelfth Night
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 2 minutes from Twelfth Night
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Prince of Wales Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Twelfth Night
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Brewer Street, W1F | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 2 minutes from Twelfth Night
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
7 Archer Street, Soho, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
39-43 Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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Anabela Chan
London > Shopping > Jewellery
6 Denman Place, W1D | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
12 Archer Street, Soho, , Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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Ed's Easy Diner
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Trocadero Centre, Unit 34B, 19 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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Spuntino
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
61 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D7PJ | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 10 minutes from Twelfth Night
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15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 10 minutes from Twelfth Night
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London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 13 minutes from Twelfth Night
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Twelfth Night
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Endurance
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
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Comedy Camp
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Archer Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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Bar Rumba
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
36 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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Madame Jojo's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
8-10 Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Twelfth Night
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London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 4 minutes from Twelfth Night
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Twelfth Night
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Urinetown The MusicalUrinetown The MusicalUrinetown The MusicalAfter a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making Jamie Lloyd's musical about toilets this year's most unlikely West End transfer. In a city in the future, suffering from a drought of terrible proportions, a business tycoon has made his vast wealth thr17th December 2014Saturday 24th January 2015 Where:
Apollo Theatre, 29  Shaftesbury Avenue      W1D 7EZ
Category: event
Urinetown The Musical
event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
VENUE  Apollo Theatre 
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making Jamie Lloyd's musical about toilets this year's most unlikely West End transfer. In a city in the future, suffering from a drought of terrible proportions, a business tycoon has made his vast wealth thr... More about this event
 
My Night With RegMy Night With RegGuy is hosting a party for new friends and old alike, and during this summer of 1985, the world as Guy et al see it, is going to change forever. Kevin Elyot's comedy is directed by Robert Hastie and features Jonathan Broadbent as Guy.17th January 2015Saturday 11th April 2015 Where:
Apollo Theatre, 29  Shaftesbury Avenue      W1D 7EZ
Category: event
 
My Night With Reg
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  17th January to 11th April 2015
VENUE  Apollo Theatre 
Guy is hosting a party for new friends and old alike, and during this summer of 1985, the world as Guy et al see it, is going to change forever. Kevin Elyot's comedy is directed by Robert Hastie and features Jonathan Broadbent as Guy.
The AudienceThe 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" las21st April 2015Saturday 25th July 2015 Where:
Apollo Theatre, 29  Shaftesbury Avenue      W1D 7EZ
Category: event
The Audience
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  21st April to 25th July 2015
VENUE  Apollo Theatre 
Kristin 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" las... More about this event
 

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