London’s West End Theatres Get The Star Treatment

London has attracted a real variety of stars and celebrities this summer. There are some seriously good actors like Judi Dench, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart and a good smattering of tv and pop stars for those who just want to see a show with a celebrity in it. What’s really good news though is that there are tickets available for pretty much all the shows and plays on in London .

Dame Judi Dench is currently appearing in Madam De Sade at the Wyndham’s Theatre, Charring Cross Road. Tickets start at just £25.00 and there are still some seats available through various ticket agents from now until the 23rd of May. Seeing probably the greatest British actress of her generation may not be as difficult or as expensive as you might think.

Waiting for Godot is playing at the Theatre Royal Haymarket and brings with it a stellar cast. Sir Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart take the two leading roles of Estragon and Vladimir whilst Simon Callow and Ronald Pickup support as Pozzo and Lucky. It’s the sort of cast which only assembles once in a decade and Waiting for Godot looks to be a ‘must see’ play this year. Tickets start at just £16.50 though seats in the stalls will cost you £47.50.

Beckett fans should secure their seats soon though as tickets are already becoming hard to find for the run which follows on from a sell-out tour.if you know where to look and there are some good discounts to be found as well so it’s really important to shop around.Oliver! on the 18th of July when Omid Djalili would take over. Expect to pay from £17.50 to £85.00 plus booking fees for tickets.

Jude Law has his first crack at playing Hamlet when he appears at the Wyndhams Theatre from the 29th of May to the 22nd of August 2009. Tickets cost from just £10 to £32.50, an absolute steal. Rowan Atkinson has been a big hit as Fagin in Oliver! at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. But despite his enthusiasm for the role he was never going to stay in the show for long. Sure enough the producers recently announced that Mr Atkinson would leave .

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