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The magnificent London Westend Theatre, Aldwych is currently running the enjoyable blockbuster London show Top Hat. The mesmerizing London show is a complete treat for theatre lovers, as it is regarded as one of the greatest dance musicals of all time with a brilliant and superb team of 70 actors, dancers and musicians. The scintillating show is the winner of three Olivier awards for best New Musical. The story revolves around the magnetic Broadway sensation Jerry Travers and his heart touching dancing skills which woos the society model Dale Tremont.

 Aldwych Theatre is positioned in Westend in Aldwych in the City of Westminster. On 20 July 1971, theatre was listed under Grade II. The theatre had been constructed with Waldorf Theatre now called as Novello Theatre. W G R Sprague designed both the theatres whereas Seymour Hicks along with impresario Charles Frohman financed the construction.

 Walter Wallis of Balham constructed Aldwych Theatre. To beautify the theatre huge efforts had been put on as the Georgian style had been used for ornate decorations. On 23rd December 1905, Aldwych Theatre London marked its opening with the Blue Bell show. This was the new version of Hick’s hugely loved pantomime Bluebell in Fairyland.

 Some other popular productions of Hick’s were in the year 1906 and 1907, The Beauty of Bath and The Gay Gordons respectively. Interestingly, sequences of twelve farces were ran from 1923 to 1933 penned by Ben Travers. These farces had some regular members such as  Ralph Lynn, Tom Walls, Ethel Coleridge, Gordon James, Mary Brough, Winifred Shotter and Robertson Hare.

 James Nederlander is the current owner of the theatre. Aldwych theatre has the occupancy of 1200. Some of the popular productions of Aldwych Theatre are Thark, Plunder, A Cup of Kindness, A Night Like This, The Homecoming, Fame, Dirty Dancing etc.

Venue Info

Aldwych London ,WC2B 4D

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