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Sunday 02 January 2011
Did you know that you can find cheap London theatre tickets for under £30? You just need to hook up to the internet and look up some of the long running and popular shows and you can see what is still available. Whether you are free to attend matinees or if you can only come along on weekday evenings, there will be something on offer that interests you at prices you can afford.
Some special offers include the top-selling Blood Brothers, which tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separate at birth and grow up on opposite sides of the tracks. It has become one of the all time great British musicals and has touched the hearts and minds of a whole generation of theatre-goers. One of the London theatre’s most spellbinding thrillers is 39 Steps, which is also discounting tickets. See the legendary dramatic scenes including the chase on the Flying Scotsman, the escape on the Forth Bridge and the first theatrical bi-plane crash ever staged. It’s now on at the Pheonix Theatre.
Secure online booking is available for just about any musical or play that you want to see. Tickets for events in the West End may seem expensive at first, but shopping online through the best ticketing agencies you can find really good discounts. A little bit of research is really worth it, you can save up to 50% on full price tickets.
If you like a good scare, what about Ghost Stories? It’s not for children under 15 or for people of a nervous disposition though, as it contains moments of shock and tension. It came to the Duke of Yorks theatre in the West End direct from a sellout season at the Lyric Hammersmith. Another dramatic production is The Woman in Black which combines the power and intensity of live theatre with a cinematic quality inspired by the world of film noir. It is a formula that provides audiences with an evening of unremitting drama as they are transported into a terrifying and ghostly world. Now in its 21st year, over 7 million people have lived to tell the tale of one of the most exciting, gripping and successful theatre events ever staged.
Other productions that offer reduced prices for selected showings are Chicago, Dreamboats, Stomp and Onassis. You can also see the family friendly Christmas show - The Snowman before it closes if you are quick. Whatever your preference, a serious play or musical or a pantomime, there are cheap London theatre tickets waiting for you.
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