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London Theatre Break Weekend 2018

2 DAYS

There is nothing quite like one of our London Theatre Break Weekends. Offering a dazzling array of West End Shows there really is no excuse for missing your favourite when they’re in the world’s number one entertainment capital- London. Whilst in London explore the sights and sounds, visit the museums and galleries or have a wander down Oxford Street and buy out the shops! London combined with a theatre show guarantees a magical experience that’s not easily forgotten. 

Don't miss our NEW SHOWS:

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

42ND STREET

SCHOOL OF ROCK

MOUSETRAP

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG

WOMAN IN BLACK

BAT OUT OF HELL 

TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL 

CHICAGO

THE KING AND I

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

STRICTLY BALLROOM

INCLUDES

1 night dinner, bed and breakfast

Excursions as stated

Matinee performance of chosen theatre show

Free time in London

DURING YOUR STAY

Day 1- We make the journey to London to enjoy the matineé performance of your chosen theatre show, before continuing onto our hotel for our evening meal.

Day 2- Enjoy the morning at leisure in London, a varied and exciting capital city world renowned for its fashion, style and attractions. You will be amazed by the number of places that you can visit from Soho to Hyde Park and from Trafalgar Square to the National History Museum you will never be short of things to see and do. Alternatively take a ride on the London Eye which gives panoramic views over our capital city. We depart London at approximately 2.30pm for our journey home.

(London Eye £24 per adult, £16 per child- must be booked at the time of booking your holiday). 

 

List of shows

NEW Phantom of the Opera (21st July 2018) Now in its 32nd glorious year, The Phantom of the Opera continues to mesmerise and entrance audiences at Her Majesty's Theatre, London and around the world.

NEW Young Frankenstein (23rd June 2018) Young Frankenstein the musical follows the plot of the film which itself is a parody of Hollywood horror films from the 1930s. The infamous Victor Frankenstein’s grandson, Frederick, inherits the family estate after his Grandfather’s passing. With his trusty sidekick Igor and his beautiful lab assistant Inga by his side, Frederick takes on the family business and brings a creature to life that will rival his grandfather’s creations. The monster escapes from the Transylvania manor and the usual Mel Brooks style hilarity ensues.

NEW Chicago (9th June) Chicago is 21 and bringing the real razzle-dazzle back to London! Winner of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards and a Grammy, the sexiest, sassiest, most sophisticated Broadway musical in history is now celebrating 21 incredible years of standing ovations.

NEW The King & I (7th July) This classic musical tale of East meets West brings us to the court of the King of Siam who is eager to change the way he is viewed by the world. Anna, a refined Welsh widow is tasked with educating the royal children in the ways of the West. What could ever develop between two people so firmly rooted in their personal, and often deeply opposed, traditions and value

NEW 42nd Street (9th June, 18th August 2018) The song and dance, American dream fable of Broadway, featuring the iconic songs 42nd StreetWe’re In the MoneyLullaby of BroadwayShuffle Off To BuffaloDames and I Only Have Eyes For You. With the West End’s biggest cast, this is a musical like no other, entertainment doesn’t get bigger than this!

NEW The Play That Goes Wrong (26th May 2018) Now in its third catastrophic year, The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong... does! The accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences! 

Given 5 stars from The Daily Mail, called a ‘Gut-busting hit' by the New York Times and with celebrity endorsements from the likes of Ant and Dec 'funniest show we've seen! If you can get a ticket go.'

NEW Woman in Black (15th September 2018, 17th November 2018) Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story comes dramatically alive in Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious stage adaptation. This gripping production, directed by Robin Herford, is a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror.

A lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over him and his family by the spectre of a Woman in Black, engages a sceptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story and exorcise the fear that grips his soul. It all begins innocently enough, but then, as they reach further into his darkest memories, they find themselves caught up in a world of eerie marshes and moaning winds.

NEW Bat out of Hell (11th August & 20th October 2018) Winner of Best Musical at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2017 and nominated for 8 WhatsOnStage awards in 2018, Jim Steinman’s smash-hit musical Bat Out of Hell returns to London!

This exhilarating tale of star-crossed lovers is a thrilling performance featuring Meat Loaf’s legendary hits.

NEW School of Rock the musical (8th September 2018) The show follows slacker Dewey Finn as he turns a class of straight-A students into an ear-popping, riff-scorching, all-conquering rock band! As they prepare for the battle of the bands, can Dewey make them embrace the empowering message of rock?!

NEW Dream Girls (19th May 2018, 24th November 2018) Thirty-five years after the ground-breaking original Broadway production, this UK and West End premiere of the sensational and iconic Tony Award®-winning musical DREAMGIRLS comes to the stage. DREAMGIRLS transports you to a revolutionary time in American music history and charts the tumultuous journey of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called ‘The Dreams’. They learn the hard lesson that show business is as tough as it is fabulous.

NEW Mousetrap (12th May 2018) The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed. In its 60th+ year, this is a production not to be missed and one that keeps you guessing, right up to the very end!

NEW Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (12th July, 8th September 2018) From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them. This new stage musical reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race.

NEW Strictly Ballroom (10th November 2018) When Scott’s radical dance moves raise eyebrows with the Australian Federation, he finds himself dancing with Fran, a beginner who has no moves at all. Inspiring each other, the couple find the courage to defy both convention and their families – and discover that to be a winner, your steps don’t need to be strictly ballroom. Starring Will Young this performance is guaranteed to take the West End by storm!

Mamma Mia (13th October 2018) The sunny funny tale inspired by the music of ABBA will have you tapping your feet & humming the songs throughout. A smash hit and ever-popular performance for all!

Aladdin (18th August 2018, 10th November 2018) The magical story of Aladdin is coming to the West End in Disney’s thrilling and bold new musical. This brand new show is based on the much-loved animated movie and is filled with daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance. The show will feature all of the favourite songs from the film plus new music by Tony and Oscar winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice and Howard Ashman. Featuring exhilarating choreography, show-stopping numbers and astonishing visual effects, Disney’s Aladdin is an unforgettable theatrical experience.

Kinky Boots (12th May 2018, 15th September 2018, 17th November 2018) Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots tells the story of Charlie Price, who inherits his father's shoe factory. Looking to save the family business, Charlie turns to a fabulously fashionable new friend, cabaret star Lola, who gives him an outrageous idea that could change both of their destinies. This unforgettable theatre sensation features music by Tony® and Grammy® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper and is a feel-good celebration packed with nonstop fun.

Motown (19th May 2018, 14th July 2018, 3rd November 2018) Based on the book 'To Be Loved: The Music, The Magic, The Memories of Motown' by Berry Gordy, featuring music from Motown Records
 and an eighteen piece orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks including “My Girl”, “Dancing In The Street”, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”, Motown The Musical is a musical sensation with real soul.

Les Miserables (14th July 2018, 20th October 2018) In its 30th year, Cameron Mackintosh’s legendary production of Boubil and Schönbergs Les Misėrables is a global sensation. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misėrables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption- a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.

Lion King (21st July 2018) Julie Taymor’s reimaging of Disney’s animated film The Lion King celebrates its 17th year in production for what is an all-time family favourite. Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains to the evocative rhythms of Africa, this spectacular production explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music to tell the timeless story of Simba and his epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands.

Matilda (26th May 2018, 3rd November 2018) Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, Matilda is the captivating musical that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a remarkably clever girl who dares to change her destiny.

Thriller Live! (11th August 2018) A spectacular musical created to celebrate the career of the world’s greatest entertainer and undisputed King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Thriller Live brings the sensational dancing and distinctive sound of Michael and the Jackson 5 in an exhilarating two hours of non-stop performance.

Wicked (7th July 2018, 13th October 2018, 24th November 2018) The spectacular, multi award-winning musical Wicked has become the most successful new musical in years. If you thought you knew the Wizard of Oz, then think again. Wicked tells the alternative story of the Wicked Witch of the West as an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls first develops at sorcery students and orchestrates their future paths in life.

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15 Sep 2018London Theatre Break WeekendMercure London Watford Hotel 2 days £149.00 Book Now


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