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?
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.
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• 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.
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