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 Young Frankenstein (24th March 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 The Play That Goes Wrong (17th Feb 2018, 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 (10th Feb 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 School of Rock the musical (14th April 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 (27th Jan 2018, 19th May 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!
Mamma Mia (20th Jan 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 (27th Jan 2018, 14th April 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 (17th March, 12th May) 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 (13th Jan 2018, 28th April 2018, 19th May 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 (17th Fab 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 (13th Jan 2018, 10th Mar 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 (17th March 2018, 26th May 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! (10th Feb 2018, 24th March 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 (20th Jan 2018, 10th Mar 2018, 28th April 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.