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Vaudeville Theatre

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The Duck House

By Dan Patterson and Colin Swash
Vaudeville Theatre London3D location mapMap ©Silvermaze Ltd 2008 Vaudeville Theatre London night time photoPhoto ©Tony Reading 2008

Show Details

Preview 27th Nov 13
Opens 10th dec 13
Closes 29th Mar 14

Show Times

Mon - Sat, 7.30 pm
Matinée Thurs & Sat
3.00 pm
Length of Show

Local Info

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21 Monmouth Street
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2 - 4 Catherine Street
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A classic viewing of all the Theatreland play houses by night. The authentic commentary, by Ben Shafik - a player himself - gives an authentic feel to the West End's theatres - and is backed by real music.
Next version will be more upbeat as, suggested, to celebrate Britannia's unbeatable heritage.
(Over 6000 viewings and all good reviews to date).
Let us know what you think.

A note from the author

I took these pictures to show off London theatres as they are seen -most often - by theatre goers, at night.

Thanks to Ben Shafik for his lighthearted and informative commentary and Fionn O'Lochlainn for the original music.

Watch out for the new version with current liveries and the names of the theatres as they appear.




by Dan Patterson and Colin Swash, opens at the Vaudeville Theatre on 10th December 2013.

Full News-brief and show details to follow soon so please check back for further details.

In the mean time click on the "Red Curtains" above for booking details.


  • Ben Miller - Robert Houston
  • Nancy Carroll - Felicity
  • Debbie Chazen - Ludmilla
  • James Musgrave - Seb
  • Simon Shepherd - Sir Norman Cavendish
  • Diana Vickers - Holly

  • Director - Terry Johnson
  • Design - Lez Brotherston
  • Lighting - Mark Henderson
  • Costume -
  • Sound - John Leonard
  • Producer - Nica Burns, TC Beech, Charles Diamond, Neil Eckersley, Ian Lenagan and Max Weitzenhoffer in association with the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
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