Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Savoy Theatre, Savoy Court, London, London, WC2R 0ET
Approx. capacity: 1150
The Savoy Theatre is a West End theatre located in the Strand in the City of Westminster, London, England. The theatre opened on 10 October 1881 and was built by Richard D'Oyly Carte on the site of the old Savoy Palace as a showcase for the popular series of comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan, which became known as the Savoy Operas as a result. The theatre was the first theatre, and the first public building in the world, to be lit entirely by electricity. In 1889, Richard D'Oyly Carte built the Savoy Hotel next to the theatre. For many years, the Savoy was the home of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, and it was run by the Carte family for over a century. Richard's son Rupert D'Oyly Carte rebuilt and modernised the theatre in 1929, and it was rebuilt again in 1993 following a fire. It is a Grade II listed building. Apart from The Mikado and other famous Gilbert and Sullivan premieres, the theatre has hosted such notable premieres as Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit in 1941. In recent years it has presented opera, Shakespeare and other non-musical plays, as well as musicals, including revivals of Fiddler on the Roof and Carousel, and new shows like Never Forget. The original London production of Legally Blonde played from December 2009 to April 2012.
The nearest tube station to the Savoy Theatre is Charing Cross, which is accessible from the Bakerloo and Northern lines and roughly a 3 minute walk from the theatre. Alternatively, Covent Garden tube station is around 10 minutes' walk from the theatre and can be connected to from the Piccadilly line, although this option is not recommended for those who have difficulty walking.
The nearest train station is Charing Cross.
Dial-A-Cab 020 7253 5000 Radio Taxis 020 7272 0272 Computer Cab 020 7286 0286
Numbers 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77a, 91, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 521 and RV1 serve the Strand.
For those wishing to drive to the theatre, the nearest car park is the Trafalgar Square Spring Gardens car park. However, this can be a fairly expensive way of getting to the theatre as the tariff currently starts at 35 pounds for a day's parking and it is often busy.
Number of Steps
2 steps into the Upper Circle, 33 steps down to the Dress Circle, 71 down to the stalls.
Access through a side entrance from the Embankment side of Carting Lane.
There are 2 spaces for wheelchair users with companion seating located near by. Please book disabled tickets through the venue.
Radio receivers are available with head sets to collect from reception. You will need to book these in advance with the venue.
Guide dogs are allowed in the auditorium or staff can dog-sit.
General Access Info
For more information and disabled bookings, please call 0844 871 7677.
Doors Open: 7:00PM
More information about Dirty Rotten Scoundrels tickets
Please Note: A £1.50 restoration levy (collected on behalf of the theatre) appears as part of the face value.
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DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
Previews 10 March - 3 April 2014
Booking Period Until 29 November 2014
Age Recommendation Ages 8+
Acclaimed director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde, Hairspray) brings the new multi-million pound production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical to the Savoy Theatre.
Starring three time Olivier and Tony Award winner Robert Lindsay (Me And My Girl, My Family), comedy legend Rufus Hound (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Olivier Award nominee Katherine Kingsley (A Midsummer Night's Dream, Singin' In The Rain). Also with screen icon Samantha Bond (James Bond, Downton Abbey) and John Marquez (Privates on Parade - Michael Grandage Season), joined by a company of twenty and supported by a live grand orchestra.
Based on the classic comedy film starring Sir Michael Caine and Steve Martin, be transported to the French Riviera and its decadent underworld, as two seasoned swindlers attempt to hoodwink a millionaire heiress. As the pair compete in the true art of the con, they discover there is only room for one of them.
Sophisticated, suave with a good dash of mischief, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical is set to be the finest night out of 2014 - secure your ticket today.
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