Mr Popper's Penguins

Mr Popper's Penguins

Direct from a New York City season! Mr & Mrs Popper and their amazing family of performing penguins make their West End debut at the Criterion this Christmas. Painter and decorator by day, Mr Popper spends his time dreaming of Antarctic adventures... 

Mr Popper’s Penguins

Mr Popper’s Penguins

Painter and decorator by day, Mr Popper spends his time dreaming of Antarctic adventures. He is astounded when one day a packing crate arrives on his doorstep, out of which waddles a penguin! With songs, puppets and a family of performing penguins, this delightful musical adaptation of Richard and Florence Atwater’s popular book (also made into a Hollywood film starring Jim Carrey) is brought to you by the producers of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and We’re  Going on a Bear Hunt... 

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

Halfway through The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, I am laughing so much I have to take a moment to recompose. Act I has built to a searing, chaotic comedy crescendo as hapless bank robber Mitch (Henry Shields) attempts to seduce his wily girlfriend Candice (Charlie Russell) whilst likeable conman Sam (Dave Hearn) tries in vain to escape the bedroom... 

Nina Conti: In Your Face

Nina Conti: In Your Face

NINA CONTI IN YOUR FACE She’s won a British Comedy Award, stormed Live at the Apollo, Russell Howard’s Good News, Sunday Night at the Palladium, and made a BAFTA nominated film - all without moving her lips... 

Close To You: The Bacharach Musical

Close To You: The Bacharach Musical

CLOSE TO YOU, a new musical featuring Burt Bacharach’s songbook, makes its highly anticipated West End transfer to the Criterion Theatre from 3rd October.   Performed by a young, multi-talented cast led by the visionary musician and performer Kyle Riabko, the show features Riabko’s thrillingly new yet beautifully faithful interpretations of Bacharach’s classics... 

Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined

Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined

If you grew up in the 1970s it was almost compulsory to know the music of Burt Bacharach and lyrics of Hal David - Alfie, Anyone Who Had a Heart, Look of Love and What the World Needs Now sit resplendent within their hefty songbook as within the psyches of several generations of fans... 

The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps

Arkle’s affectionate take on the Buchan classic of espionage and daring-do. Gasp as Hannay gives the baddies the slip! Shriek as he hangs from the Forth Bridge! Marvel when he solves the riddle of 'The 39 Steps'!