The 39 steps

  • Venue: The Criterion Theatre, London
  • Genre: Comedy/Drama
  • Dates: Present - 23rd October 2010
  • Times: Monday - Saturday at 8pm, Tuesday at 3pm, Saturday at 4pm
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Prices & Availabilities: Enquire with visiting Britain!

See the world-wide famous London plays and musicals. Find out more about London theatres with Visiting Britain.


the-39-steps-visiting-britain

39 steps” is a exciting tale set in the time of the first world war with as location round Scotland and England.

This London play is first performed in 2005 at the beautiful west Yorkshire playhouse in Leeds.
By critics the newest version of the play in the Criterion Theatre is called more than excellent and a must for lovers of London theatre.
This is by far the best thriller of the west end theatre playing now, and the plays is set that the elaborate action will keep you on the edge of your seat during the whole play.

The play is build around the main character Richard Hannay that just moved to London after having lived in Africa for a long period. Wrongly accused of murder in London, Richard has to flee to Scotland with a note book full of mysterious codes to get away from the police. Richard has to conceal his steps while moving to the north of Scotland to keep himself from being arrested or killed by dangerous gangs.

Over a period of time Richard learns more about the notebook and its content and decodes “39 steps” and “Black Stone”. Richard our hero is completely astonished at what the words are related to because after some time he suspects the words “Black Stone” refers to a gang and “39 steps” refers to a place. The rest of this thriller/comedy shows Richard trying to decipher the codes and clear his name as a murderer.

This new version of the play by Patrick Barlow of John Bucanan's thriller has got very good reviews for being so very similar to the original book and for having it brought to the stage in such a interesting way.
The play makes the viewers tense but it is also extremely funny.

The cast includes some of the best of the West End actors that really can put you on the edge of your chair.

The play is being preformed in one of the best London Theatres - the Criterion Theatre in the middle of the city centre Piccadilly circus there is no way you can miss it as it is one of the first things you see if you come out of the underground.

Find out more about London plays and musicals! Visit London Theatres for unforgettable experience! If you will need more information please do not hesitate to contact us

  • If you want to see something out of the average
  • If you want to laugh
  • If you want to see some thing thrilling and full of action
  • Then this is the play for you! Don't hesitate and make an enquiry
  • Nearest Tube Station: Piccadilly Circus station
  • Sightseeing option: Try the London Pass !
  • Nearby Attractions:Piccadilly Circus, Trocadero, Leicester Square, Regent street
  • Things To Do: Sightseeing, Event, Dining, nightlife
  • Other Recommended Events: Try another London experience on the Big Bus Tour !

The Criterion Theatre Map

Booking.com