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Sand in the SandwichesAward-winning actor Edward Fox, whose distinguished career includes roles in Oscar winning film Ghandi and Oh! What a Lovely War, stars in Hugh Whitemore's celebration of the life of celebrated poet John Betjeman. One-man play Sand in the Sandwiches travels through the wordsmith's life from boyhood and adolescence to Britain's poet laureate. Directed by Gareth Armstrong with set designs by BAFTA award-winning Fotini Dimou, the play brings Betjeman's poetry, sharp wit and vivacious personality to life.

 

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The Haymarket Theatre was built by John Potter on the site of the King's Head Inn and the Gun Smith shop in 1702. It has had a colourful history, complete with riots, death by stampedes, falling chandeliers and censorship - as well as plenty of smash hits. More about Haymarket Theatre Royal

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £114  31% off
Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 1 minute from Sand in the Sandwiches
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar is a recently refurbished 4 star hotel located right in the heart of London's famous West End. Leicester Square, Piccadilly ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £152  34% off
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Edward Albee's The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th March to 24th June 2017
Sand in the Sandwiches, Haymarket, SW1Y | Same location as Sand in the Sandwiches
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st March to 3rd June 2017
Sand in the Sandwiches, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from Sand in the Sandwiches
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd February to 29th April 2017
Sand in the Sandwiches, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 4 minutes from Sand in the Sandwiches
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Haymarket Theatre Royal
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Haymarket, SW1Y | Same location as Sand in the Sandwiches
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Comedy Store
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1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Sand in the Sandwiches
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds ... More
 
 
 
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Prince of Wales Theatre
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Stephen Wiltshire Gallery
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National Portrait Gallery
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Haymarket Theatre Royal events

 
Edward Albee's The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?Edward Albee's The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?Edward Albee's The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?Damian Lewis returns to the West End this March to star in Edward Albee's The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? The Tony Award-winning play follows Martin, who is at the pinnacle of his life. He has a loving wife and son, a fantastic career as an architect, and the commission of a lifetime. Despite this, he embarks on a love affair from which there is no goi2017-04-29T15:00:00+01002017-06-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Haymarket Theatre Royal,   Haymarket      SW1Y 4HT
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event > Theatre > Comedies
PRICING  £15-£95
DATES  24th March to 24th June 2017
VENUE  Haymarket Theatre Royal 
Damian Lewis returns to the West End this March to star in Edward Albee's The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? The Tony Award-winning play follows Martin, who is at the pinnacle of his life. He has a loving wife and son, a fantastic career as an architect, and the commission of a lifetime. Despite this, he embarks on a love affair from which there is no goi... More about this event
 
Sand in the SandwichesSand in the SandwichesSand in the SandwichesAward-winning actor Edward Fox, whose distinguished career includes roles in Oscar winning film Ghandi and Oh! What a Lovely War, stars in Hugh Whitemore's celebration of the life of celebrated poet John Betjeman. One-man play Sand in the Sandwiches travels through the wordsmith's life from boyhood and adolescence to Britain's poet laureate. Direct2017-05-30T19:30:00+01002017-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Haymarket Theatre Royal,   Haymarket      SW1Y 4HT
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  £15-£49.50, Premium Seats £60
DATES  30th May to 3rd Jun 2017
VENUE  Haymarket Theatre Royal 
Award-winning actor Edward Fox, whose distinguished career includes roles in Oscar winning film Ghandi and Oh! What a Lovely War, stars in Hugh Whitemore's celebration of the life of celebrated poet John Betjeman. One-man play Sand in the Sandwiches travels through the wordsmith's life from boyhood and adolescence to Britain's poet laureate. Direct... More about this event
 
Queen AnneQueen AnneQueen AnneRomola Garai stars as Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough alongside Emma Cunniffe as Queen Anne in the West End transfer of the Royal Shakespeare Company's staging of Helen Edmundson's taut historical drama about a monarch caught between friendship and duty. Directed by Natalie Abrahami (Happy Days, Young Vic), this gripping new play explores the life of2017-06-30T19:30:00+01002017-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Haymarket Theatre Royal,   Haymarket      SW1Y 4HT
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  £15-£65, Premium Seats £95, Jun 30, Jul 1-8 previews £15-£55, Premium Seats previews £85, tickets on sale Feb 13, 10am
DATES  30th June to 30th September 2017
VENUE  Haymarket Theatre Royal 
Romola Garai stars as Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough alongside Emma Cunniffe as Queen Anne in the West End transfer of the Royal Shakespeare Company's staging of Helen Edmundson's taut historical drama about a monarch caught between friendship and duty. Directed by Natalie Abrahami (Happy Days, Young Vic), this gripping new play explores the life of... More about this event
 
 

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