Holborn Tube Station  

 
 
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88-94 Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2B 6AA
 
 
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Holborn Tube Station is a busy hub between the City and the West End where the Central Line and the Piccadilly Line intersect. There are also regular buses that stop outside the station and run down Kingsway towards Waterloo station, or in the opposite direction, to Kings Cross. Holborn tube often overcrowds during rush hour, resulting in the staff resorting to close the entrance during periods of heavy congestion (which usually coincides with periods of heavy rainfall). Covent Garden and Soho are both short walks from Holborn.

 

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Inmidtown Free Guided WalksInmidtown Free Guided WalksInmidtown Free Guided WalksSpend your lunch-break doing something a little different with a free 45-minute guided walk of the Bloomsbury, Holborn and St Giles area. Led by Aly Mir, a professional guide and history graduate whose knowledge of the area is unparalleled, these educational and entertaining walks take place most days (including weekends) and set off at 1pm outside2019/04/25 Where:
Holborn Tube, 88-94  Kingsway      WC2B 6AA
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event > Tours > Guided Tours - Sightseeing - Guided Walks | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Every day 1pm
VENUE  Holborn Tube 
Spend your lunch-break doing something a little different with a free 45-minute guided walk of the Bloomsbury, Holborn and St Giles area. Led by Aly Mir, a professional guide and history graduate whose knowledge of the area is unparalleled, these educational and entertaining walks take place most days (including weekends) and set off at 1pm outside... More about this event
 
 

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Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  31% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 2 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
 
 
 
Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £325  25% off
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 2 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
 
 
 
Grange Holborn Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  39% off
50-60 Southampton Row, WC1B | 4 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
The Grange Holborn is positioned right where the West End meets the City, giving guests the perfect opportunity to explore all aspects of London throughout the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2.6 miles from Holborn Tube Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 13 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 32 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
 
 
 
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Near Holborn Tube Station
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St Pancras International Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 18 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
St Pancras International is a triumph of nineteenth century station architecture and one of the wonders of London. You could even argue that it has a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Cross Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 19 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
The area surrounding King's Cross Railway Station has, in the past, had a reputation as a red light district after dark. But with the arrival of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 20 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
For a station that covers nearly 25 acres in total, there's very little space during rush hour as throngs of people desperately try to glimpse the ... More
 
 
 
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Near Holborn Tube Station
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School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 20th October 2019
Holborn Tube Station, Drury Lane, WC2B | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Beats on Pointe
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 21st May to 16th June 2019
Holborn Tube Station, Portugal Street, WC2A | 4 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Fusing street dance and ballet, dance show Beats on Pointe comes to the Peacock Theatre this spring. With two opposing dance worlds colliding, the high energy ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Matilda The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th October 2011 to 24th May 2020 - Various Times
Holborn Tube Station, Earlham Street, Seven Dials, Soho, London WC2H | 7 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at the Cambridge Theatre in London's West ...More
 
 
 
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Near Holborn Tube Station
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New London Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
 
 
 
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Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
 
 
 
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Peacock Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Holborn Tube Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Holborn Tube Station
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
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The College
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12-42 Southampton Row, Holborn, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Formerly home to Central Saint Martins and the Cochrane Theatre before the famous fashion college moved to a new home in King's Cross in 2011, The ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
This Grade II listed building, a stunning neoclassical landmark constructed in the 1920s, was extensively remodelled in 2003 to provide 300,000 square feet of prime office, ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Holborn Tube Station
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Charles Worthington
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
28 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Service is a watchword at this salon, where clients are guaranteed a first-class hairdressing experience. Celebrity coiffeur Worthington personally trains all his staff and standards are ... More
 
 
 
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Bloomsbury Flowers
London > Shopping > Florists
29 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Bloomsbury Flowers don't do off-the-peg, so if you want to be in and out in two minutes think again. However, if you want to impress with ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
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Asadal
London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
227 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Holborn Tube Station
... More
 
 
 
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The Ship Tavern
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
12 Gate Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Holborn Tube Station
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
240 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Holborn Tube Station
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Near Holborn Tube Station
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 4 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
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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Holborn Tube Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 2 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
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Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Holborn
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Holborn Tube Station.
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The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 2 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
 
 
 
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Holborn Tube Station
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
 
 
 
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
During The Savoy's �220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
 
 
 
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Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush black ... More
 
 
 
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
... More
 
 
 
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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
 

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School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 20th October 2019 

New London Theatre 3 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
English National Ballet: My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty
English National Ballet: My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty
Dance | Until 27th April 2019 

Peacock Theatre 4 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

English National Ballet is brilliant at introducing ballet to the young with its My First Ballet ...More

 
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Theatre | Until 21st December 2019 

Aldwych Theatre 6 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 
Rembrandt: Thinking On Paper
Rembrandt: Thinking On Paper
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

British Museum 6 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

To mark 350 years since Rembrandt's death, the British Museum presents Rembrandt: Thinking on Paper. The museum holds one of ...More

 
Edvard Munch: love and angst
Edvard Munch: love and angst
Exhibitions | Until 21st July 2019 

British Museum 6 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, famous for his haunting depictions of raw human emotion - think of Munch and you'll soon ...More

 
Royal Opera: Billy Budd
Royal Opera: Billy Budd
Concerts | Until 10th May 2019 

Royal Opera House 6 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

In a co-production with Teatro Real Madrid and Opera di Roma, Royal Opera presents Deborah Warner's staging of Britten's all-male ...More

 
Isango Ensemble: SS Mendi: Dancing The Death Drill
Isango Ensemble: SS Mendi: Dancing The Death Drill
Concerts | Until 4th May 2019 

Linbury Theatre 6 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

Mark Dornford-May directs this re-telling of the tragic fate of the SS Mendi in 1917, which killed 616 South Africans ...More

 
Royal Opera: Faust
Royal Opera: Faust
Concerts | Until 6th May 2019 

Royal Opera House 6 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

David McVicar's "smashing" (Telegraph) production of Gounod's popular opera, first seen at the Royal Opera House in 2004, follows ageing ...More

 
Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
Dance | Until 11th June 2019 

Royal Opera House 6 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

Kenneth MacMillan's ballet version of Romeo and Juliet, adapted from Shakespeare's romantic tragedy, set to Prokofiev's music has become one ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 3rd May 2020 

Duchess Theatre 7 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 

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Dido
Dido
Theatre | From 11th May 

Unicorn Theatre

A new production of Purcell's masterpiece, Dido and Aeneas, gives a contemporary staging of the ...More

 
Luna Kids Cinema: Dulwich Park
Luna Kids Cinema: Dulwich Park
Kids Events | From 15th May 

Dulwich Park

Families can enjoy films in the open air ...More

 
Luna Kids Cinema: Hampton Court Palace
Luna Kids Cinema: Hampton Court Palace
Kids Events | From 14th August 

Hampton Court Palace

Families can enjoy films in the open air ...More

 
Mother's Ruin: A Cabaret About Gin
Theatre | On 30th May 

Underbelly Festival

The Australian duo, Maeve Marsden and Libby Wood, present a darkly comic show, sharing tales of love and women, gin and secrets....More

Flip Fabrique: Transit
Flip Fabrique: Transit
Theatre | From 27th May 

Underbelly Festival

The Quebecois Flip Fabrique bring their mix of physical theatre and circus to the live ...More

 
Afternoon Tea at The Game Bird
Afternoon Tea at The Game Bird
Dining 

The Stafford London takes inspiration from its well-heeled ...More

 
The Flying Bath
The Flying Bath
Theatre | From 2nd May 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre

Unplug the kids for a new stage adaption of Julia Donaldson and David Roberts' hugely ...More

 
Avalanche: A Love Story
Avalanche: A Love Story
Theatre | From 27th April 

Barbican Centre

Maxine Peake stars in this adaptation of Julia Leigh's book, which follows the journey one ...More

 
Food: Bigger than the Plate
Food: Bigger than the Plate
Exhibitions | From 18th May 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Take a sensory journey through the food cycle, ...More

 
The Stratford Brasserie
The Stratford Brasserie
Dining 

Ben Harrington, formerly of Soho House Group, oversees the food at The Stratford Brasserie, a ...More

 
Allegra
Allegra
Dining 

Patrick Powell, former head chef of Chiltern Firehouse, heads up the kitchen at Allegra, the ...More

 
River Walk Market
River Walk Market
Shopping 

Joining a host of new restaurants, bars and cafes that have opened within the new ...More

 
Pebblefest
Pebblefest
Exhibitions | On 27th April 

Flat Iron Square

Sustainable lifestyle magazine Pebble presents its very own festival this weekend, hosting a whole day ...More

 
Top Of The Pop
Drinking 

Upstairs at Poptata, the street fries specialists in Tooting Market, sister bar Top Of The Pop is an all-day hangout offering playful cocktails, craft beers and wines....More

Tooting Market
Shopping 

Tooting Market, established over 80 years ago, is a colourful indoor market in South London and includes the Yard Market food court....More

The Soak
The Soak
Dining 

From house kombucha to 'soaked' cocktails, everything on offer at The Soak is centered on ...More

 
Parrillan
Parrillan
Dining 

Outdoor dining doesn't come much better than sitting out on the terrace at Parrillan....More

 
Barrafina Coal Drops Yard
Barrafina Coal Drops Yard
Dining 

Creating superior Spanish tapas in London since 2007, Barrafina Coal Drops Yard, opened in 2018, ...More

 
Morty & Bob's
Morty & Bob's
Dining 

After the huge success of their first restaurant in Hackney, Morty & Bob's, named after ...More

 
Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell
Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell
Theatre | From 7th May 

Norman's Coach & Horses

Soho institution Norman's Coach & Horses becomes a theatre in a stand against Fullers by ...More

 
Easter Bottomless Brunch in London
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With four glorious days off work, the ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

 
 
 
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