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Charing Cross Road 2A, London WC2H 0HH

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  • Rip It Up

    Until Jun 4, 2019

  • Bitter Wheat

    Jun 7 - Sep 14, 2019

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Rip It Up

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Until June 4, 2019

A brand new 60's spectacular is heading to London's West End this February courtesy of some of Britain's favourite stars! Join Aston Merrygold, Louis Smith, Jay McGuiness and Harry Judd as they bring you an evening of entertainment like no other.

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Bitter Wheat

June 7 - September 14, 2019

John Malkovich makes his much-anticipated stage return this summer in David Mamet's new play, a searing and satirical black comedy that promises to 'rip the pashmina off the suppurating wound that is showbusiness'. Bitter Wheat will follow the rise and fall of a maniacal and depraved studio boss, Barney Fein, and his all-consuming campaign for awards glory. Sound familiar? With Mamet's familiar with and bitterness, it looks like whatever the outcome, Bitter Wheat will end up being one of the most talked about shows of the year.

Garrick Theatre

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Charing Cross Road 2A, London WC2H 0HH

  • Year opened: 1889
  • Capacity: 656
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  • Disabled access
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Although seemingly vast from the Charing Cross Road exterior and originally seating 1,500, The Garrick is now a rather smaller capacity theatre, currently seating 656.

Untouched in over 60 years is the upper gallery, with its original bench seating intact, just in case of excessive demand. With the dress circle situated on street level, the theatre saw extensive excavations during its erection, with work halted by the discovery of a subterranean river running through the site, hidden since Roman times.

Officially opening in 1889, the theatre was financed by W.S Gilbert of 'and Sullivan' fame and is named for famous thesp David Garrick. Mostly hosting comedy and comedy-drama through the years, notable productions have included No Sex Please We're British, the West End Transfer of the National Theatre's revival of an Inspector Calls and Sir Kenneth Branagh's year-long residency in 2016.

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