Where better for a theatre trip than London, famous around the world for its wonderful theatres and world-class productions. Fun and educational workshops led by industry professionals will provide an invaluable insight into the world of theatre.
Our groups generally stay in centrally-located hotels, such as the Royal National, with students in multi-bed rooms and adults in singles.
Arrive at the airport, meet your tour manager and transfer by coach to your hotel in the centre of London. Walk to your local restaurant for your evening meal. Enjoy the evening relaxing in your accommodation or exploring the city of London on foot.
Breakfast at your accommodation. Enjoy a theatre workshop on the West End show, Wicked at The Umbrella Rooms – Studio 4 in the morning. In the afternoon take your seats for Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. Evening meal at a restaurant in Victoria.
Enjoy a guided tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in the morning, followed by a sightseeing tour, including the London Eye, Westminster and Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, to finish in Leicester square for some souvenir shopping. Time permitting, enjoy some museum visits, with options such as The British Museum, The Natural History Museum and The Science Museum. Evening meal at a restaurant in London.
Depart by public transport for the National theatre for a backstage tour, enabling you to explore the building and the work that goes on within it. Afternoon workshop at Neals Yard Meeting Rooms in Covent Garden. In the evening enjoy The Lion King at The Lyceum Theatre.
Enjoy a visit to the Harry Potter Studios, the ultimate opportunity to journey behind-the-scenes of Harry Potter and see authentic props, costumes and sets from the most successful film series of all time. Evening meal at the Rainforest Café after which you will see your third London musical, Matilda, at the Cambridge Theatre.
Depart from your hotel to begin your journey home.
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