Save 50% on tickets to The Umbrellas of Cherbourg at the Gielgud Theatre

Joanna Riding and Meow Meow, the stars of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Joanna Riding and Meow Meow, the stars of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Valid until 23 April 2011

Innovative theatre company Kneehigh (Brief Encounter) return to the West End with their compelling new adaptation of cult French musical film The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg, starring Olivier Award winner Joanna Riding and cabaret sensation Meow Meow.

After the success of Brief Encounter in the West End and on Broadway, Kneehigh’s new adaptation of Jacques Demy and Michel Legrand’s The Umbrellas of Cherbourg will arrive at the Gielgud Theatre in the West End on 5 March.

Enjoy Half Price tickets until 23 April to see this stunning musical, directed by Emma Rice and starring Olivier Award-winning actress Joanna Riding (Billy Elliot, Carousel, The Witches of Eastwick), international cabaret artist Meow Meow (Lola), and Broadway’s Andrew Durand (Spring Awakening).

The critically acclaimed classic film The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, directed by Jacques Demy, was released in 1964 starring a 19 year old Catherine Deneuve. The film went on to be nominated for five Academy Awards and then won the 1964 Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival. The Academy Award nominated I Will Wait for You, one of the songs featured in the film, has subsequently been recorded by many artists including Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Tony Bennett and Liza Minnelli.

Save 50% on tickets to The Umbrellas of Cherbourg at the Gielgud Theatre
Valid until 23 April 2011