Travels With My Aunt

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 29TH JUNE 2013

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Tue-Sat 8pm, mats Sat & Sun 3.30pm (press night May 8)
 
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May 2-7 previews £25, meal deal £33, May 8-31, Jun 1-29 book before May 2 £29.50, meal deal £37.50, concs £27.50, book after May 2 £31, meal deal £39, concs £27.50
 

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The aunt in the Menier Chocolate Factory's staging of Travels With My Aunt isn't played by a lady, instead four male actors (David Bamber, Jonathan Hyde, Gregory Gudgeon and Iain Mitchell) play a wide variety of characters in Giles Havergal's stage adaptation of Graham Greene's novel, including Aunt Augusta. This "quaintly dated comedy" (Lyn Gardner, The Guardian) directed by Christopher Luscombe is "high-definition acting at its most enjoyable" writes Charles Spencer in The Telegraph. It "glows with warmth and wit" and is "a real pick-me-up" The Telegraph theatre critic concludes.

 

About Menier Chocolate Factory

Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen West End transfers, most of them slick revivals of recent plays and musicals, including Merrily We Roll Along, A Little Night Music, Sunday in the Park With George, Dealer's Choice, and Little Shop of Horrors. More about Menier Chocolate Factory

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    What's It All About? Bacharach ReimaginedWhat's It All About? Bacharach ReimaginedWhat's It All About? Bacharach ReimaginedOlivier Award winner Steven Hoggett directs Kyle Riabko's original musical arrangements of Burt Bacharach's celebrated songbook. The 90-minute non-stop musical journey includes the hits Alfie, I Sat A Little Prayer, Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head, Walk On By, What's New Pussycat? and What The World Needs Now Is Love.2015-09-03T20:00:00+01002015-09-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Menier Chocolate Factory, 53  Southwark Street      SE1 1RU
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    event > Theatre > Musicals
    DATES  3rd July to 5th September 2015
    VENUE  Menier Chocolate Factory 
    Olivier Award winner Steven Hoggett directs Kyle Riabko's original musical arrangements of Burt Bacharach's celebrated songbook. The 90-minute non-stop musical journey includes the hits Alfie, I Sat A Little Prayer, Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head, Walk On By, What's New Pussycat? and What The World Needs Now Is Love.... More about this event
     
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