About Horrible Histories Live Onboard! Terrible Thames

Tower Bridge Quay, London
Booking to 1 September 2024

Horrible Histories are back with their brilliant show and Thames river cruise all in one: Horrible Histories Live Onboard! Terrible Thames.

Tremble in terror at the Tower! Sizzle at the Savoy! Give Cleopatra the needle! Be washed away at Westminster! Lose yourself in Lambeth! Get gobsmacked by the Globe! Hold onto your head at London Bridge and escape from Execution Dock!

Take a dive with Horrible Histories into the stories of King Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Julius Caesar, the Duke of Wellington, Queen Boudicca, Jack the Ripper and Captain Kidd, in this history of the Thames with the nasty bits left in!

You’ve seen them on stage, now join them onboard, for a sensational sightseeing tour of the River Thames like no other!

Horrible Histories Live Onboard – Terrible Thames! is running from 23 May to 1 September 2024.


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Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 1 September 2024
Age restrictions
5+
Running time
45 minutes
Performance days
Matinees: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.


Who are the creative team of Horrible Histories Live Onboard! Terrible Thames?

Terry Deary (Writer), Neal Foster (Writer and Director), Jackie Trousdale (Design), Matthew Scott (Music), Nick Sagar (Music), Kenn Oldfield (Choreography).


Reviews

‘A rip-roaring, riotous sightseeing tour kids and adults will never forget!’ - The Sun
‘A fun, enjoyable, spirited alternative to more po-faced London tourism – may it sail on and on!’ - TimeOut


Important Notes

Tower Bridge Quay is situated on the north bank of the Thames, on the east side of Tower Bridge, and immediately in front of the Tower Hotel. The pier is approx. 10 minutes walk from Tower Hill Underground station.

DO NOT GO TO TOWER BRIDGE PIER!

Important Information:

The tour is a round-trip and you will disembark at Tower Bridge Quay where you joined the trip.

There are two gender neutral toilet cubicles on the lower deck of the boat.

Age restrictions: Children aged 0-3 go free, if seated on the lap of a parent or guardian. However, please note the tour is best suited for children aged 5 and above. 5+. Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Weather: The top deck will always be open to customers to enjoy the amazing sights of London. However in the event of rain the performers will carry out the performance on the lower interior deck, which is fully enclosed with windows so you can also enjoy the sights of London on the Terrible Thames Tour.


Venue Information

Tower Bridge Quay, St Katharine's Way, London, E1W 1LD
Nearest Tube or Train: Tower Hill
Nearest Buses: 100, 108, N551, 42, 78, 343
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Frequently Asked Questions

Horrible Histories Live Onboard! Terrible Thames is playing at the Tower Bridge Quay in London
The running time of Horrible Histories Live Onboard! Terrible Thames is 45 minutes
The age recommendations for Horrible Histories Live Onboard! Terrible Thames are: 5+
To buy official London Theatre tickets to Horrible Histories Live Onboard! Terrible Thames, click on the Find Tickets button at the top of this page. You will be able to access the booking calendar to check ticket availability and see any exclusive offers or discounts. You will be purchasing tickets from an authorised retailer and member of the Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers.
Yes, Horrible Histories Live Onboard! Terrible Thames has matinee performances on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

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