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Vaudeville Theatre

404 Strand WC2R 0HNF

The Ladykillers

By William Rose, adapted for stage by Graham Lineham
Vaudeville Theatre London3D location mapMap ©Silvermaze Ltd 2008 Vaudeville Theatre London night time photoPhoto ©Tony Reading 2008

Show Details

Preview 29th Jun 13
Opens 9th Jul 13
Closes 16th Nov 13

Show Times

Mon - Sat, 7.45 pm
Matinée Wed & Sat
3.00 pm
Length of Show
2hr 20min

Local Info

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21 Monmouth Street
020 7836 7243

Loch Fyne (Fish & Seafood)
2 - 4 Catherine Street
020 7240 4999
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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.




The classic 1955 Ealing comedy by William Rose adapted for stage by Graham Linehan, opens at the Vaudeville Theatre on 9th July2013.

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.


  • Ralf Little - Harry
  • Simon Day - Major Courtney
  • Angela Thorne - Mrs Wilberforce
  • John Gordon Sinclair - Professor Marcus
  • Con O’Neill - Louis
  • Chris McCalphy - One Round

  • Director - Sean Foley
  • Design - Michael Taylor
  • Screenplay - William Rose
  • Stage Adaptation - Graham Linehan
  • Lighting - James Farncombe
  • Costume - Michael Taylor
  • Sound - Ben & Max Ringham
  • Producer - Edward Snape for Fiery Angel
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