London Pass BlogBack to Blog
Stewart and McKellen team up at London attraction
Published: Wednesday 15th of April 2009
For theatre enthusiasts heading to London attractions in the coming months, Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen will be starring together in a production of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot.
It will be on at the London attraction the Theatre Royal Haymarket from April 30th and Simon Callow and Roger Pickup will also feature in the performance of one of Beckett's most notable plays, while Sean Mathias directs.
The play tells the story of Vladimir, who Stewart will portray, and Estragon (McKellen) as they wait for Godot.
According to organisers the Beckett collaboration will be "the theatre event of the year".
For those looking for some theatre immediately, Steven Berkoff is starring in On the Waterfront and he is also the director of the play now booking at the Haymarket.
The theatre itself was first constructed back in 1720 by carpenter John Potter, with the first show a performance of La Fille a la Mode, presented by the Duke of Montagu.
London Pass holders can receive free entry to top London attractions and people may want to head off to the Curzon Soho Cinema for some more dramatic action after Waiting for Godot.
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Monday 8th of April 2013 Explore the underground mysteries at Christlehurst Caves
Sunday 7th of April 2013 London attractions: To be or not to be at Shakespeare's Globe
Saturday 6th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Charles Dickens Museum takes guests on a literary tour of London
Friday 5th of April 2013 London attractions: Beethoven concert to inspire visitors at St Paul's Cathedral
Thursday 4th of April 2013 London attractions: The Garden Museum set to host enchanting activities for guests
Wednesday 3rd of April 2013 Things to do in London: Discover the story behind the Queen’s transport at the Royal Mews
Tuesday 2nd of April 2013 Things to do in London: London Design Museum is a great day out for all the family
Monday 1st of April 2013 Things to do in London: Become the next top musician with the British Music Experience
Tuesday 26th of March 2013 Things to do in London: Take a tour of Southwark Cathedral this Easter
Monday 25th of March 2013 If you are an art lover who is hoping to see some of the most famous collections in the world then...
London attractions: Unravel the history of your favourite products at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
Friday 22nd of March 2013 London attraction: Unravel the history of your favourite products at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising