Theatrical London 2001
Friday, 13 July 2001
PLASA has worked in co-operation with some of London’s leading entertainment venues to offer an exclusive insight into the workings of some of the city’s most famous venues; this exclusive backstage tour immediately follows the close of the PLASA Show in London this September. Theatrical London delegates will visit the world-renowned Royal Albert Hall for a night at the Proms; the Apollo Victoria Theatre to see the upgraded Starlight Express; Tussaud’s Group Studios for an exclusive technical tour, and the Donmar Warehouse for a ‘Divas at the Donmar’ performance. To top it off, you can step back in time at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre . . .

Wednesday 12th September: The experience begins with A night at The Proms, The Royal Albert Hall, featuring Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring. Pre-show drinks will be served in the foyer. Performance starts at 7.30pm.

Thursday 13th September: This busy day starts with a coach-ride from Earls Court to The Royal Albert Hall for a guided technical tour of this famous venue, before moving on to the Apollo Victoria Theatre for a guided backstage tour of the recently-upgraded Starlight Express. Following lunch, travel by coach to the Tussauds Group Studios for an exclusive to PLASA tour of the facilities behind the Group’s famous visitor attractions, before visiting Madame Tussaud’s in Baker Street, with an option to go on to the London Planetarium. After a short break, delegates meet up at the Donmar Warehouse, with a tour and performance of Divas at The Donmar featuring Sian Philips. Drinks will be served in the foyer. Performance starts at 8pm.

Friday 14th September: As an option for those staying on in London, the tour will re-join at 10.30am for a visit to The Globe Theatre and a chance to see the audio-visual exhibit. Following this, on to the wine-themed Vinopolis attraction for light lunch and farewell. (Please note the programme may be subject to change.)

Cost: £250 (Friday inclusive) £225 (Friday not inclusive): price includes coach travel for Thursday 13th September.

To Book - contact Sheila Bartholomew or Jane Cockburn at PLASA Media on tel: +44 (0)1323 418400 or e-mail: sheila@plasa.org / jane@plasa.org


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