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The Ambassadors Theatre
West Street
West End
Greater London
WC2H 9ND

What's On (now & future)

3 Oct 19 to 4 Jan 20
Ghost Stories - Play
24 Jan 20 to 28 Mar 20
Kunene and the King - Play

News/Info

Two theatres acquired by Cameron Mackintosh
23May14: A sabbatical for Billy Elliot?

The Ambassadors Theatre archive listings

Opened 5 Jun 1913. The Mousetrap opened here on 25 Nov 52 (a palindromic date - 25/11/52) and later transferred to St Martin's (Mar74). 460 seats. From 1996 for a couple of years this theatre housed the Royal Court Upstairs while their Sloane Square theatre was refurbished. After refurbishment it was re-opened as the New Ambassadors. An [ATG] member. Society of London Theatre member. Following acquirition by Sir Stephen Waley-Cohen in April 2007 the theatre name reverted to The Ambassadors.
What was on in 2019
15 Jun 19
to
28 Sep 19
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4
Musical
L216388613
4 Mar 19
to
1 Jun 19
The Twilight Zone
Play
L01097397123
9 Jan 19
to
23 Feb 19
Songs for Nobodies
One person show
L1904304313
What was on in 2018
10 Nov 18
to
5 Jan 19
Switzerland
Play
L01089209662
6 Sep 18
to
24 Oct 18
Foxfinder
Play
L01823251276
6 Jun 18
to
1 Sep 18
Pressure
Play
L0779839541
15 May 18
to
2 Jun 18
Mindgame
Play
L01641212166
28 Mar 18
to
12 May 18
All or Nothing - The Mod Musical
Musical
L1870770329
15 Jan 18
to
24 Mar 18
Beginning
Play
L1022260630
What was on in 2017
13 Dec 17
to
7 Jan 18
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Kids show
L1113155749
27 Sep 17
to
6 Dec 17
Jekyll and Hyde
Play
L1917477591
26 Sep 17
to
8 Dec 17
Othello
Play
L01980792643
16 Aug 17
to
23 Aug 17
13
Musical
L01866606494
28 Jul 17
to
31 Aug 17
The Adventures of Pinocchio
Musical
L01665877185
25 Apr 17
to
26 Apr 17
Cat - The Play!!!
Play
L01513630482
What was on in 2016
2 Dec 16
to
8 Jan 17
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Kids show
L1737563154
9 Nov 16
to
25 Nov 16
DNA
Play
L01307927703
26 Sep 16
to
22 Nov 16
Pigeon English
Play
L01875731451
20 Sep 16
to
23 Nov 16
Romeo and Juliet
Play
L511579104
27 Jul 16
to
31 Aug 16
The Secret Garden
Musical
L1401680644
23 Jun 16
to
2 Jul 16
The Tempest
Play
L0984207497
19 Apr 16The Remains of Tom Lehrer
Cabaret
L1701487695
What was on in 2015
16 Dec 15Christmas with Elvis
Concert
L166124000
9 Dec 15Hector - (Was So Great a Crime)
Play
L1661311328
29 Sep 15
to
2 Dec 15
The Merchant of Venice
Play
L01398177973
25 Sep 15
to
4 Dec 15
Wuthering Heights
Play
L754052068
18 Sep 15
to
2 Dec 15
Consensual
Play
L01424562600
25 Aug 15Willemijn Verkaik
Concert
L1847917313
4 Mar 15
to
5 Aug 15
Be Bop A Lula
Concert
L1018962506
What was on in 2014
17 Dec 14Shakespearience
Kids show
L720459369
2 Dec 14
to
9 Dec 14
The Only Way is Downton
One person show
L454657774
25 Nov 14
to
28 Nov 14
Private Peaceful - National Youth Theatre Season
Play
L0744284187
19 Nov 14
to
26 Nov 14
Selfie
Play
L249006994
23 Sep 14
to
21 Nov 14
Private Peaceful
Play
L587004638
19 Sep 14
to
26 Nov 14
Macbeth
Play
L1756911847
17 Sep 14
to
12 Nov 14
Selfie
Play
L01073538126
8 Jul 14
to
30 Jul 14
The Confessions of Gordon Brown
One person show
L70826806
20 May 14
to
21 May 14
Maria Friedman & Adam Guettel - in Concert and in Conversation
Cabaret
L1154987714
7 May 14Mike McGear McCartney - Sex Drugs & Rock 'N' Roll (I Wish)
One person show
L1492269933
1 Apr 14
to
8 Apr 14
Oliver Reed - Wild Thing
Play
L1705560534
11 Feb 14
to
12 Feb 14
Miles Jupp - Miles Jupp is the Chap You're Thinking Of
Comedy
L0117142404
What was on in 2013
25 Sep 13
to
29 Nov 13
Romeo and Juliet
Play
L1832762803
24 Sep 13
to
27 Nov 13
Tory Boyz
Play
L718372256
23 Sep 13
to
27 Nov 13
Prince of Denmark
Play
L1277371447
11 Jun 13
to
19 Jun 13
Murder, Marple and Me
Play
L2134157372
19 Feb 13Eurocrash - the musical
Musical
L071573138
What was on in 2012
5 Dec 12
to
24 Dec 12
Little Charley Bear and His Christmas Adventure
Kids show
L95685433
2 May 12Miles Jupp - Fibber in the Heat (A Cricket Tale)
Comedy
L1108121300
14 Feb 12
to
6 Mar 12
Fitzrovia Radio Hour
Performance
L1453451396
What was on in 2011
29 Nov 11
to
31 Dec 11
Santa Claus and the Christmas Adventure
Panto
L01933917911
20 Sep 11
to
12 Oct 11
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
Musical
L0827306632
11 May 11Waiting for Hate Mail
One person show
L749462606
8 Feb 11
to
26 Jun 11
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
Musical
L200736878
What was on in 2010
7 Dec 10
to
24 Dec 10
The Night Before Christmas
Kids show
L16358991
30 Nov 10
to
1 Dec 10
John Shuttleworth - A Man With No More Rolls
Comedy
L01011172351
17 Aug 10Shoshana Bean - Live in the West End
Concert
L672842413
12 Aug 10Homemade Fusion
Concert
L01127581744
What was on in 2009
18 Jun 09Miranda Sings
Concert
L421697447
What was on in 2008
14 Oct 08Betwixt!
Musical
L0750744274
What was on in 2007
27 Sep 07
to
7 Jan 18
Stomp
Dance or ballet
L828296507
28 Jun 07
to
8 Sep 07
Little Shop Of Horrors
Musical
L01555868985
22 Feb 07
to
16 Jun 07
Whipping It Up
Play
L638202291
What was on in 2006
25 Nov 06
to
17 Feb 07
Love Song
Play
L0140742229
3 Oct 06
to
18 Nov 06
Waiting for Godot
Play
L1011107942
14 Jun 06
to
29 Jul 06
On the Third Day - The Play's the Thing
Play
L0345316534
13 Feb 06
to
22 Apr 06
Hamlet
Play
L0388156778
What was on in 2005
14 Sep 05
to
28 Jan 06
Journey's End
Play
L0362543279
21 Jun 05
to
10 Sep 05
Telstar
Play
L0886239630
13 Apr 05
to
18 Jun 05
Someone Who'll Watch Over Me
Play
L209406876
10 Feb 05
to
19 Mar 05
Ying Tong
Play
L1871031344
What was on in 2004
12 Oct 04
to
5 Feb 05
Sweeney Todd
Musical
L0489695585
7 Oct 04Jason Wood - Being Glorious
Comedy
L768803488
6 Oct 04Ed Byrne - Me Again
Comedy
L01816668219
5 Oct 04Scott Capurro
Comedy
L922958207
4 Oct 04Milton Jones - A Rough Guide
Comedy
L0426182845
4 Oct 04
to
9 Oct 04
A Comedy of Arias
Play
L01911235530
2 Oct 04Brendon Burns - Not for Everyone
Comedy
L1477764173
30 Sep 04
to
1 Oct 04
Jason Byrne - That's Not a Badger!
Comedy
L1329355166
29 Sep 04Count Arthur Strong
Comedy
L01448680976
28 Sep 04Rainer Hersch - Instruments of Mass Destruction
Comedy
L1954270834
25 Sep 04Micheline Van Hautem
Cabaret
L23351204
24 Sep 04Craig Hill - One Man and His Kilt
Comedy
L1728332294
23 Sep 04Jeremy Lion
Comedy
L928337432
22 Sep 04The Consultants
Comedy
L01244329894
20 Sep 04
to
2 Oct 04
Gone
Play
L1019387052
18 Sep 04Richard Herring - The Twelve Tasks of Hercules Terrace
Comedy
L705565004
17 Sep 04Jimeoin
Comedy
L0641452690
15 Sep 04Joanna Neary
Comedy
L919309632
10 Sep 04Lee Mack
Comedy
L01004046860
10 Sep 04
to
21 Sep 04
The Elephant Woman
Play
L257072450
9 Sep 04John Oliver and Andy Zalzman
Comedy
L01920188568
9 Sep 04
to
17 Sep 04
The Translucent Frogs of Quuup
Play
L0549465130
16 Jun 04
to
4 Sep 04
Guantanamo - 'Honor Bound to Defend Freedom'
Play
L400615338
8 May 04
to
12 Jun 04
The Shape of Things
Play
L01295201579
What was on in 2003
25 Sep 03
to
1 Nov 03
Tommy Tiernan - Tell Me a Story
Comedy
L2032575066
14 Jul 03
to
1 May 04
Stones in his Pockets
Play
L01393788561
24 Apr 03
to
12 Jul 03
The Bomb-itty of Errors
Play
L0987382061
What was on in 2002
8 Dec 02
to
12 Jan 03
Men In Coats - Cancelled
Comedy
L01392383446
3 Dec 02
to
5 Apr 03
Abigail's Party
Play
L2098843296
3 Nov 02
to
28 Nov 02
Marion and Geoff
Play
L0565521949
5 Sep 02
to
30 Nov 02
The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband
Play
L189610875
26 Jun 02
to
10 Aug 02
Lobby Hero
Play
L0785837475
30 Apr 02
to
23 Jun 02
Marc Salem - Mind Games
Cabaret
L01562822979
22 Apr 02
to
27 Apr 02
Maria Friedman
Cabaret
L01839156841
15 Apr 02
to
20 Apr 02
Jerry Sadowitz
Comedy
L01716956518
26 Feb 02
to
22 Jun 02
The Vagina Monologues
Play
L0280912081
What was on in 2001
16 Dec 01Mel and Sue - 2001
Comedy
L1322675609
28 Nov 01
to
16 Feb 02
Boston Marriage
Play
L01236023426
25 Sep 01
to
24 Nov 01
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
Play
L1214560025
10 Sep 01
to
22 Sep 01
Ed Byrne
Comedy
L0826384422
3 Jul 01
to
7 Jul 01
One for the Road
Play
L0817044988
11 Jun 01
to
30 Jun 01
A Woman in Waiting
Play
L1251346771
8 May 01
to
22 Sep 01
The Vagina Monologues
Play
L1631104101
3 Apr 01
to
5 May 01
The Mill on the Floss
Play
L1505664876
15 Feb 01
to
31 Mar 01
Port Authority
Play
L01675485554
5 Feb 01
to
10 Feb 01
Berkoff's Women
One person show
L1211767136
What was on in 2000
12 Dec 00
to
3 Feb 01
A Servant of Two Masters
Play
L1618654558
31 Oct 00
to
9 Dec 00
A Doll's House
Play
L0409141179
29 Sep 00
to
27 Oct 00
Arthur Smith
Comedy
L01829903350
17 Sep 00
to
10 Dec 00
Supergirly - Naughty But Nice
Concert
L035613532
30 Aug 00
to
28 Oct 00
In Flame
Play
L56643071
23 May 00
to
19 Aug 00
Stones in his Pockets
Play
L1883208483
14 May 00
to
16 Jul 00
Supergirly
Concert
L01545731032
15 Apr 00
to
20 May 00
Mother Courage and Her Children
Play
L0380172812
14 Mar 00
to
22 Apr 00
Speed-the-Plow
Play
L2067951809
25 Jan 00
to
11 Mar 00
Krapp's Last Tape
Play
L1365022758
4 Jan 00
to
22 Jan 00
Spoonface Steinberg
Play
L1262675650
What was on in 1999
23 Nov 99
to
24 Dec 99
Jane Eyre
Play
L02109663195
13 Nov 99Warweser
Play
L0961418
12 Nov 99The Man Who Never Yet Saw Woman's Nakedness
Play
L01017612536
10 Nov 99Mr Kolpert
Play
L01951741484
3 Nov 99
to
5 Nov 99
Performing Arts Lab
Play
L0298050149
20 Oct 99
to
6 Nov 99
Our Late Night (1975)
Play
L2147190397
13 Oct 99
to
20 Nov 99
Some Explicit Polaroids
Play
L1222194155
26 Sep 99
to
19 Dec 99
Al Murray - the Pub Landlord
Comedy
L01253698614
1 Sep 99
to
9 Oct 99
Drummers
Play
L029962286
8 Jul 99
to
28 Aug 99
The Last Dance at Dum Dum
Play
L624878698
31 May 99
to
4 Jul 99
Sell Out
Play
L20245469
31 May 99
to
4 Jul 99
Sell Out
Play
L01319492561
24 May 99
to
3 Jul 99
Holy Mothers
Play
L217698756
24 May 99
to
3 Jul 99
Holy Mothers
Play
L01425410541
29 Mar 99
to
24 Apr 99
Sacred Heart
Play
L714167196
11 Mar 99
to
3 Apr 99
Trust
Play
L01049161980
18 Feb 99
to
13 Mar 99
Lift Off
Play
L031132255
12 Feb 99
to
6 Mar 99
Toast
Play
L0996049992
12 Feb 99
to
6 Mar 99
Toast
Play
L1025199423
14 Jan 99
to
6 Feb 99
The Glory of Living
Play
L0209748905
14 Jan 99
to
6 Feb 99
The Glory of Living
Play
L01988469829
5 Jan 99
to
31 Jan 99
Spoonface Steinberg
Play
L01902223649
What was on in 1998
26 Nov 98
to
19 Dec 98
Choice
Festival
L948765928
15 Oct 98
to
14 Nov 98
Real Classy Affair
Play
L1731025883
8 Sep 98
to
3 Oct 98
Crave
Play
L1292667080
1 Jul 98
to
9 Jul 98
Class
Festival
L1856015252
3 Jun 98
to
27 Jun 98
Gas Station Angel
Play
L0110499564
7 May 98
to
30 May 98
Yard Gal
Play
L0634549129
20 Apr 98
to
25 Apr 98
Been So Long
Play
L01113264054
2 Apr 98Been So Long
Play
L1260405277
20 Feb 98
to
21 Mar 98
I Am Yours
Play
L01998076656
16 Jan 98Like I Say
Reading
L2124566816
8 Jan 98
to
14 Feb 98
Neverland
Play
L02018178857
What was on in 1997
6 Dec 97Malaria
Play
L0297295542
5 Dec 97Parrots' Lies
Play
L1562094782
3 Dec 97First Ladies
Play
L01225534371
2 Dec 97
to
6 Dec 97
Stranger's House
Play
L0328024549
25 Nov 97
to
29 Nov 97
Bazaar
Play
L01640219163
22 Nov 97Mickey the Torch
Play
L01277477699
21 Nov 97Agnes
Play
L0347532715
20 Nov 97The Northern Fox
Play
L01090607379
19 Nov 97A Desire to Kill on the Tip of the Tongue
Play
L0340545780
18 Nov 97
to
22 Nov 97
One More Wasted Year
Play
L0760929553
9 Oct 97
to
1 Nov 97
Faith
Play
L2030477034
4 Sep 97
to
27 Sep 97
The Censor
Play
L01263460149
4 Jul 97
to
26 Jul 97
The Weir
Play
L462511714
4 Jul 97
to
23 Aug 97
The Weir
Play
L154163334
26 Jun 97
to
28 Jun 97
Tides of Night
Play
L127943971
23 Jun 97
to
25 Jun 97
Ramzy Abul Majd
Play
L01693359894
12 Jun 97
to
21 Jun 97
Things Fall Apart
Play
L1083340589
3 Jun 97
to
7 Jun 97
The Geography of Haunted Spaces
Play
L01038341921
27 May 97
to
31 May 97
Coffee
Play
L1011208702
17 Apr 97
to
17 May 97
Bailegangaire
Play
L0392992603
8 Apr 97Caresses
Play
L01971179061
8 Apr 97
to
12 Apr 97
Voices from Spain
Play
L0920095729
6 Mar 97
to
5 Apr 97
Attempts On Her Life
Play
L039549857
6 Feb 97
to
1 Mar 97
Backpay
Play
L1363783761
3 Feb 97
to
1 Mar 97
Cockroach Who?
Play
L1269941419
8 Jan 97
to
25 Jan 97
The Fever
Play
L0969508594
7 Jan 97
to
1 Feb 97
Shopping and F***ing
Play
L02086291372
What was on in 1996
17 Dec 96
to
21 Dec 96
The One You Love
Play
L1863039287
11 Dec 96
to
14 Dec 96
Body Talk II
Play
L113223989
10 Dec 96
to
14 Dec 96
The Gogmagogs
Concert
L078983870
27 Nov 96
to
21 Dec 96
I Licked a Slag's Deodorant
Play
L01303367245
25 Nov 96
to
7 Dec 96
East is East
Play
L1465042308
28 Oct 96
to
16 Nov 96
Storming
Festival
L0311909101
26 Sep 96
to
19 Oct 96
Shopping and F***ing
Play
L1520118094
12 Sep 96
to
26 Oct 96
Ashes to Ashes
Play
L1585234283
Earlier Shows

to
18 Dec 97
One More Wasted Year
Play
L812821278

to
19 Dec 97
Bazaar
Play
L01528366154

to
20 Dec 97
Stranger's House
Play
L1015488996

to
1 May 98
Been So Long
Play
L01365076362

UKTW News/Reviews

News: Two theatres acquired by Cameron Mackintosh
23May14: A sabbatical for Billy Elliot?

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