London’s historic Theatreland, also known as the West End, is home to over 40 theatres showing the world’s best smash hit shows, plays and glitzy musicals, where you can see everything from The Mousetrap to The Lion King. Enjoy the sights and sounds of London at your leisure and round off your days with the best musicals in town. Take a trip behind the curtain and see how your favourite shows are brought to life…
Arrive at LHR Airport where your chauffeur will meet you and take you on a panoramic tour showing off the major sites of London before dropping you off at your hotel. The rest of the day is free to rest and relax.
Start your introduction to London’s theatrical legacy with an exclusive walking tour with an actress of stage and screen. Discover the history of British theatre, delve into the life of an actor and see working rehearsal spaces and actors’ hangouts that have seen their fair share of drama… Afternoon is at your leisure. West End Show of your choice in the evening
This morning explore behind-the-scenes of The Old Vic and discover 200 years of creative adventure. The National Theatre, Sadler’s Wells and English National Opera all began their life here. Follow in the footsteps of acting legends from Laurence Olivier to Judi Dench who have performed on this stage and learn about its fascinating past. The rest of the day is at your leisure to enjoy London on your own. West End Show of your choice in the evening
Delve into the history of Bankside as a theatre district on a private walking tour. Your guide will transport you back to Elizabethan London, highlighting interesting historical landmarks of the area including the original site of The Globe and the archaeological remains of The Rose, Bankside’s first theatre. Afterwards, enjoy a fascinating tour of the iconic Globe Theatre and dress as a Shakespearean character! Learn about the significance of clothing in Elizabethan society and get an insight into the conventions of Elizabethan dress. Finish your experience with a hearty lunch at the Swan with stunning views of the Thames and St Paul’s. West End Show of your choice in the evening
Today, step inside and unearth the secrets of the world’s oldest theatre site. Nestled in the heart of Covent Garden, Theatre Royal Drury Lane has survived tragedy, fire, bankruptcy and even murder! Journey behind-the-scenes with your expert guide and discover hidden tales that go back 400 years. West End Show of your choice in the evening
Today is a totally free day to enjoy London on your own.
In the evening, don your masquerade, dress to the nines and immerse yourself in a world of red-hot jazz, bootleg liquor and pure jazz age self-indulgence in this heart racing adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s seminal tale of the Roaring Twenties. While the champagne flows and the drama unfolds, Jay Gatsby will be the perfect host. As invites go, this is the hottest in town – why would you want to be anywhere else?
Your chauffeur will take you to the airport for your return flight home