Criterion Theatre

4 out of 5 Based on 5 reviews

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Criterion Theatre

218 - 223 Picadilly
Picadilly Circus
+44 (0)20 7839 8811
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The theatre can be seen on Piccadilly Circus next to the Eros statue.


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4 out of 5 based on 5 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Criterion Theatre

5.0 out of 5 15 August 2013
by Maja N.

The 39 Steps is one of the greatest shows I have ever seen! I went in not expecting too much to be honest - it wasn't a show I'd really heard of before and it didn't have the reputation of West End/Broadway shows. I couldn't have been more wrong!

This show is essentially 4 actors playing a whole range of characters loosely based around some of Hitchcock's most famous movies. Even if you're...more

5.0 out of 5 15 October 2012
by Anoop K.

I dont often write 5* star reviews, but this one, for The 39 Steps is deserving.

Why? Great offbeat comedy, lots of physical comedic jokes, and Hitchcock puns.

There are only 4 actors in this, but playing a variety of roles, makng it more amusing and even more impressive when you see the speed and skill that their roles demand.

Well worth it.

Thx Dad for the tickets!more

4.0 out of 5 21 August 2012
by Sunny K.

I was also really impressed by The 39 Steps. My dad had bought us tickets, and I was a bit 'meh' about it in advance. The show was funny in an excellently knowing way, and also had brilliant physical comedy. Great treat!more

4.0 out of 5 28 August 2010
by Chris T.

39 Steps is well worth seeing. Four actors, dozens of roles, terrific Hitchcock puns, quite funny.more

4.0 out of 5 19 January 2009
by davepearce1

This theatre is bang in the middle of Picadilly Circus, and currently houses the outrageously funny '39 steps'. A spoof take-off of the Hitchcock film, this play features four actors playing hundreds of parts as they try top tell the story of the thriller.

Centring on Richard Hannay, the plots is a whirlwind journey of accused murder, escape to the highlands, and the pursuit of the elusive...more