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London Movie & Theatre Tour

London Movie & Theatre Tour

Introduction

Time: All Year

Accommodation: 5 Star Hotels

Start Date: 3 Night / 4 Days

Group Size: Singles, Couples, Families and Small Groups

Four days of sightseeing and shows will start in oldest part of London and then travel to different locations within the city. We will combine historic sites and movie sets.

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Starting with an overview tour on London then into the heart of the old City, we will visit the movie sites associated with films such as Harry Potter, James Bond and Sherlock Holmes. In amongst sightseeing we will see behind the scenes at world famous theatres like the National and the Globe. Theatre performances would be your choice.

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Itinerary

Starting with an overview of LONDON by taking in the famous sites like the TOWER, WESTMINSTER and BUCKINGHAM PALACE. In a quiet area, ST BATHOLEMEWS CHURCH is an ancient place of worship and a familiar movie set as, the castle in Robin Hood and the church in Four Weddings and a Funeral. LEADENHALL MARKET is the secret location for Diagon Alley and the Leaky Cauldron Pub in Harry Potter. The Kings Speech was shot in some of the many LIVERY buildings. In one oldest parts of London TEMPLE, the church has effigies and HQ to the Knights Templar - a set in the Da Vinci Code.

Day 1: London - St Barts Church - Harry Potter

Starting with an overview of LONDON by taking in the famous sites like the TOWER, WESTMINSTER and BUCKINGHAM PALACE. In a quiet area, ST BATHOLEMEWS CHURCH is an ancient place of worship and a familiar movie set as, the castle in Robin Hood and the church in Four Weddings and a Funeral. LEADENHALL MARKET is the secret location for Diagon Alley and the Leaky Cauldron Pub in Harry Potter. The Kings Speech was shot in some of the many LIVERY buildings. In one oldest parts of London TEMPLE, the church has effigies and HQ to the Knights Templar - a set in the Da Vinci Code.

Day 2: Globe - Greenwich - Shad Thames

Day 2: Globe - Greenwich - Shad Thames

SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE THEATRE is a faithful reconstruction of the 1599 playhouse where the great bard wrote and performed some of his works of literature. The tour will cover all aspects of the Globe from history to present day. Taking a boat, we will take a leisurely cruise downstream to the World Heritage Site of GREENWICH. In the historic centre is the ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE used as a set in many movies like Tomb Raider, Sherlock Holmes and Kings Speech. SHAD Thames is south of Tower Bridge. Once rundown, it has been gentrified and was the used in scenes Bridget Jones and The Elephant Man.

Day 3: National - Film Museum - Regents Park

Day 3: National - Film Museum - Regents Park

The backstage tours at the NATIONAL THEATRE will unveil the work here including, scenic workshops and how they produce 18 shows a year in their 3 auditoriums. The LONDON FILM MUSEUM has a huge collection of props and costumes from the movie world. Just outside the museum is the secret door used in many films before we travel along the Thames to the MI6 building where James Bond burst through the building onto the River on a speed boat. REGENTS PARK is a beautiful London park and the setting for many scenes in the Kings Speech. In the summer, the outdoor theatre is a great experience.

Day 4: Portobello - Albert Hall - Royal Opera

Day 4: Portobello - Albert Hall - Royal Opera

Notting Hill is an upmarket area of west London and if frequently used as a movie set but most famous for the film of the same name. The main locations are in the market area of PORTOBELLO ROAD which also has the renowned antiques market. Just across Hyde Park, THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL is a unique iconic venue. The tour will give you the chance to witness the preparations and rehearsals for the evening show. Finally, we will stop at the ROYAL OPERA HOUSE for a Velvet, Gilt and Glamour Tour which focuses on the architecture and stories of the current theatre and the famed opera singers.


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