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“Rock of Ages - Shaftesbury theatre”
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Shaftesbury Avenue
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Private Walking Tour: Harry Potter - Whitehall to the West End
Ranked #462 of 1,651 things to do in London
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Owner description: London is a vibrant, bustling metropolis and England’s capital city. London is the United Kingdom’s most popular tourist destination, with more than 16 million visitors taking in its rich variety of sights and sounds every year. Among the myriad attractions that draw people from all over the world are a number of streets that are steeped in historical significance for a number of reasons; among these is Shaftesbury Avenue in the city’s famed West End. Running for over a mile in a north-easterly direction from Piccadilly Circus to New Oxford Street, Shaftesbury Avenue takes in a number of the city’s more notable locales including Charing Cross Road and Cambridge Circus, and its length means that it straddles both the City of Westminster and the borough of Camden. Our website is your guide to Shaftesbury Avenue and London's West End. Find Hotels, Restaurants, Theatre shows, Attractions, Events and Things To Do in the heart of London.
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“Rock of Ages - Shaftesbury theatre”
Reviewed August 21, 2012

Bought tickets for the Sunday Matinee as part of a Theatre/Hotel package deal.

The show was great (especially if you've got a bit of 80's rocker in you - like I have)...loud, rocky and a little bit risque...great music and an excellent cast.

The box office staff and the staff on the door were also very friendly.

Visited August 2012
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Braintree, United Kingdom
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“Rock Of Ages at The Shaftesbury Theatre”
Reviewed June 25, 2012

I wasn't sure if I would enjoy this musical but after an indifferent opening it started to grow on me. There are some great set pieces to classic rock ballads and although the plot is contrived it doesn't take itself seriously. The cast was outstanding with Justin Lee Collins particularly good.

Visited June 2012
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“Rock of Ages”
Reviewed June 11, 2012

Absolutely brilliant show! Got tickets half price, seats in excellent row J in stalls. Show amazing! Theatre abit worn but great night out. Plenty of legroom. Theate's location excellent for Covent garden, Soho and surrounding area.

Visited June 2012
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Durham, North Carolina
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“Bustling Thoroughfare”
Reviewed August 22, 2003

Shaftesbury Ave. is a high traffic, high action thoroughfare. Its heart cuts through Chinatown near Leicester Square, through Theaterland and into Covent Garden. It is a main Soho artery for both pedestrians and vehicles.

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