Travesties Theatre breaks

About the show

Tom Stoppard’s dazzling comedy of art, love and revolution features James Joyce, Tristan Tzara and Lenin as remembered – and misremembered - by Henry Carr, a minor British diplomat in Zurich 1917.

When Gwendolen and Cecily wander in from The Importance of Being Earnest Henry’s mind wanders too. He knows he was Algernon in a production in Zurich. But who was the other one? 

What to expect from Travesties

The original production of Travesties won the Evening Standard award for Best Comedy and the Tony award for Best Play. This first London revival in over 20 years will be directed by Patrick Marber and will star Tom Hollander.

Why not choose a hotel with and make your Travesties theatre break smooth, simple and pleasant? Enjoy London from a base of one of our carefully-selected properties, with everything from basic budget 3*s to sumptuous 5* options available. you can even add discounted rail travel and be whisked to the UK's ancient capital in style.

Reviews of Travesties

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Interesting facts about Travesties

Travesties was first produced in 1974 at the Aldwych Theatre, London
Tom Stoppard is one of Britain’s most prolific and best-loved playwrights, knighted in 1997. Amongst his best-known works are Arcadia, The Real Thing, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, and the screenplay for Shakespeare in Love
Director Patrick Marber is also well known on-screen for his roles as a writer and performer in The Day Today and Knowing Me, Knowing You.


10+ advised

Tips for booking a cheap Travesties Break

Secure central seats in the Apollo's Balcony for clear views for a discount price, and a cheap Travesties theatre break


Monday to Saturday at 2.30pm

Wednesday and Saturday at 2.30pm

Running time - 2 hours, 30 minutes

Booking until - 29/04/2017

Apollo Theatre

Shaftesbury AvenueLondon

Nearest tube - Piccadilly Circus

Seating information - The theatre is split into four tiers, the Stalls (nearest the stage, at stage level), the Dress Circle (overhanging the stalls) the Upper Circle (overhanging the Dress Circle) and at the very top, the Balcony

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Flexible payment

If you are booking a break more than six weeks in advance you can choose to pay just 50% of your package price at the time of purchase and settle the remaining balance a month before you travel.

Discounted rail

Add rail to your package and save up to 50% on 'pay on the day' prices. We offer great value, flexible travel options to make your trip hassle free!

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