Ambassadors Theatre

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Songs for Nobodies

Songs for Nobodies

You are invited to a ‘truly virtuosic performance... a masterclass’ (★★★★★ London Theatre 1) with Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Edith Piaf, Billie Holiday and Maria Callas.

On stage for 90 minutes accompanied by live musicians and ‘performed with astounding versatility’ (★★★★ The Reviews Hub), Bernadette Robinson’s miraculous voice shifts from the smoky blues of Billie Holiday to the thrilling soprano of Maria Callas, via Garland, Cline and Piaf. With consummate ease, she breathes new life into the five legendary performers and the five ordinary women whose lives were changed by their brush with fame.

Booking from: Wednesday, 9th January 2019
Booking until: Saturday, 23rd February 2019
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Olivier Award-winner Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones' Ramsay Bolton, Misfits), Heida Reed (Elizabeth Warleggan in BBC hit series Poldark), Paul Nicholls (Law & Order, The C Word, EastEnders) and Bryony Hannah (Call the Midwife)  star in the West End premiere of Dawn King’s award-winning thriller.

England is in crisis. Fields are flooded. Food is scarce. Fear grips the land.

Booking from: Thursday, 20th September 2018
Booking until: Saturday, 5th January 2019
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Ambassadors Theatre Seating Plan

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Ambassadors Theatre on the Map

How to get there: (5mins) Take Cranbourn Street away from Leicester Square until St Martin’s Lane, where you head left up to West Street. The theatre’s on your left past St Martin’s Theatre.

Address:
West Street
London
WC2H 9ND

Buses: 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 40, 176

Nearest Underground: Leicester Square

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A small theatre with an equally small stage - the depth of the stage is only 6.25metres. The inimate auditorium has a proscenium arched stage which suits revue style productions. The Ambassadors and the St Martin's next door where conceived as companions by their architect WGR Sprague in 1913 - although the St Martin's was delayed by three years. The theatre changed its name to The New Ambassadors Theatre in 1999.

The Ambassadors is perhaps best known as the original home of the Agatha Christie thriller "The Mousetrap" which opened here on 25 November 1952 - and stayed until 25 March 1974 when it moved next door to the St Martin's. Notable productions after this include 84 Charing Cross Road and a transfer of The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Christopher Hamptons play "Les Liasons Dangereuses". More recent productions have included revivals of "The Killing of Sister George" (with Miriam Margolyes) and "Dames at Sea" (with Kim Criswell, Sara Crowe and Peter Duncan).

The theatre was used by The Royal Court Theatre between 1996 and 1999 to stage their 'Theatre Upstairs' studio based work while their own theatre in Sloane Square underwent major reconstruction. Since June 1999 the theatre has been used to present short seasons of both new work and revivals.