Joan Collins Tickets
Leicester Square Theatre
Approx. capacity: 470
The Leicester Square Theatre is a 420-seat studio theatre in Leicester Square, in the City of Westminster, London. The theatre also has a 60-seat basement space. The venue hosts stand-up comedy, cabaret, musical acts, small musical theatre productions, plays and comedies. It was formerly a popular venue for live music. The theatre is open-plan with grandstand-style seating, flexible staging and is situated beneath the Notre Dame French Catholic Church. The theatre was reopened by Lesley Ackland and Martin Witts in August 2008 with a 12 week run of motor mouth US comedienne Joan Rivers... soon establishing itself as one of London's foremost comedy venues playing host to the major comedy talent of the today including Bill Bailey, Michael McIntrye, Joan Rivers, Roseanne Barr, Sandra Bernhard, Mark Little, Julian Clary, Russell Howard, Richard Herring and annual seasons with Doug Stanhope and Stewart Lee. The theatre has anillustrious history as a live music venue. As the 'Cavern in the Town' in the Sixties, Beat group The Small Faces had a regular residency. In the 1970s, as the Notre Dame Hall, The Rolling Stones played there along with The Who. But punk ruled supreme and the venue hosted some riotous early landmark gigs by The Sex Pistols. The Clash previewed their "London Calling" material there in 1979 before recording the seminal album the following month. Therefore it wasn't long before music started playing a vital role in the theatres programming. Macy Gray, Boy George, Tommy Emmanuel, John Mayall, Michael Feinstien, Dame Cleo Laine, Hazel O'Connor, David McAlmont, Ruby Turner and Tony Christie are just a handful of names that have played the theatre in the last few years.
The Leicester Square Theatre is a two minute walk from Leicester Square tube station.
The Leicester Square Theatre is a ten minute walk from Charing Cross mainline station.
The venue is in central London so it is advised to use public transport where possible.
Dial-A-Cab 020 7253 5000 Radio Taxis 020 7272 0272 Computer Cab 020 7286 0286
Numbers 24, 29 and 176.
Nearest Parking is in China Town - http://www.q-park.co.uk/parking/london/q-park-chinatown There is no parking in Leicester Square.
Number of Steps
To gain access to the main auditorium it is necessary to come down 14 steps into the main foyer. It is then a further 6 steps down to the auditorium itself, which is all on one level.
Currently Leicester Square Theatre has no wheelchair access.
Guide Dogs and Hearing dogs are permitted in the auditorium (please inform the venue before), they can stay with you during the performance or a member of staff will be happy to care for your dog.
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One Night With Joan
Directed by PERCY GIBSON
Production Design by OLIVER SONES
Joan Collins is to return to the West End with her acclaimed one woman show, One Night With Joan, to share more stories and secrets of her celebrated life and career as one of the world's most glamorous and intriguing actresses.
Joan Collins - One Night With Joan is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to spend an intimate evening in the company of a true English Hollywood legend. Joan Collins will take to the stage with honesty, style and grace and with the same engaging wit and frankness that turned her two memoirs, Past Imperfect and Second Act, into international best-sellers. Her latest memoir Passion for Life has just been published by Constable & Robinson.
Among the many confidences, she tells of the ups and downs of her career and screens rare and often hilarious film footage from her life. It's a chance to hear first-hand about her screen test for Cleopatra and why she lost the role to Elizabeth Taylor, her on-set encounters with the formidable Bette Davis and many others including Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Paul Newman and Richard Burton; and, of course, her relationships! Another highlight of the evening are outtakes and her legendary bitch-fights with Linda Evans in Dynasty. The evening includes a question and answer session with the chance to ask Joan anything you've always wanted to know about her amazing life.
Joan Collins has appeared in more than 118 feature films and TV shows, including creating the role of Alexis Carrington on Dynasty, one of the most highly rated television dramas of all time. Her novels and memoirs have sold over 50 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 30 languages. She is a regular diarist for The Spectator and a contributor to The Daily Mail, The Telegraph, The Times and Harper's Bazaar.
On stage, Joan Collins has performed on Broadway, the West End, and in national tours in the UK and North America. She is recognised world-wide as a fashion maven of timeless beauty, and is a brand ambassador and spokeswoman for top cosmetic, health and beauty companies. On the humanitarian front, Joan Collins is devoted to the well-being of women, children and families and regularly lends her support and celebrity to causes that include finding a cure for breast cancer and empowering children with learning disabilities. She is also a committed patron of Shooting Star/Chase Hospice for Children. She is married to Theatrical Manager Percy Gibson, and they live between their homes in Los Angeles, London, New York and the South of France. In 1997 she received an OBE for her lifetime contribution to the arts and her continuing charity work.
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