Sweeney Todd Theatre Breaks in London
Show: Sweeney Todd
Starring: Michael Ball, Imelda Staunton, Jason Mumford, Peter Polycarpou and Lucy May Barker
Summary: Sweeney Todd Theatre Breaks in London are no longer available at the Adelphi Theatre. The show has either closed, moved theatre or gone on tour. Check our booking system for alternatives, otherwise visit our Adelphi Theatre page to find out what is now on there.
Theatre: Adelphi Theatre
(Michael) Balls mere presence is heart-stopping. It is the perfect place to set Ball and (Imelda) Staunton free to do their barbaric best, and they do it bloody well Official London Fine support is offered by a strong ensemble but the night belongs to Ball and Staunton and to a show that pulls on the emotions other musicals cannot dare to reach. The Stage The performances of Michael Ball as the avenging demon barber and Imelda Staunton as a bustling, bravura, pie-eyed Mrs Lovett will remain definitive for a very long time. WhatsOnStage.com Imelda Staunton deploys all her comic talent as Mrs Lovett. Every time her sparrow frame steps on stage, the pace quickens. Daily Mail Jonathan Kent’s production has given the piece a fresh look without destroying its essential fabric. Staunton not only gives the evening its comic counterpoint, but confirms her great gift for discovering the extraordinary in the seemingly ordinary. The Guardian This Sweeney Todd will chiefly be remembered for the thrillingly perverse chemistry between Balls terrifying demon barber and Stauntons deliciously chirpy pie-maker Daily Telegraph A PERFECT THEATRICAL NIGHT OUT (Daily Express) The critics agree: Sweeney Todd is one of the greatest musicals of all time (Daily Telegraph) with unanimous praise for the dynamite pairing (Variety) of MICHAEL BALL and IMELDA STAUNTON two of Britains finest stage talents at the peak of their game (Daily Express).
Book a Sweeney Todd Theatre Break and see two of todays West End superstars – Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton – in this wickedly funny (Guardian) production of Stephen Sondheims magnificent masterpiece (Evening Standard) which is already thrilling West End audiences. A five star, sell-out smash hit at Chichester Festival Theatre with standing ovations every night, audiences and critics agree this mesmerising and enticing (Financial Times) musical is unmissable. Laced with dark humour, dazzling wit and an infectious score, it tells of Sweeney Todd’s return to London after years of false imprisonment, and his savage quest for justice and retribution. Aided and abetted by pie-shop owner, Mrs Lovett, he sets out to avenge the wrongs done to him and his family many years before . Directed by Jonathan Kent and designed by Anthony Ward, our Sweeney Todd Theatre Breaks come to London for a strictly limited season. Dont miss Michael Ball giving the performance of his life (Daily Mail) with the show stopping (Mail on Sunday)Imelda Staunton in what promises to be the theatrical event of the year. Book Dinner & Show Why not sample a Porter’s Pie pre-theatre supper before going to the to see the show? Combine your a choice of pie (vegetarian option available) and Eaton Mess for dessert, along with a top price ticket in our special Sweeney Todd Theatre Break promotion. Pies guarenteed not to be made by Mrs Lovett! Package Availability: Valid Monday to Thursday from the 28th April to the 22nd September About the Restaurant – PORTERS Founded by the 7th Earl of Bradford, situated in the heart of Covent Garden,and serving the absolute stalwart dishes of traditional British cuisine, Porters is so English you’d expect the waiters to have bulldog tattoos.This is at the opposite end of the British dining tradition from Simpson’s in the Strand – it’s relaxed, lively, and child-friendly, with the emphasis on value for money.
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Performance Times: NOW CLOSED