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Theatre Royal Haymarket (London, )
18 Suffolk Street London SW1Y 4HT


One hour and 50 minutes

Tuesdays: 7:30pm
Wednesdays: 7:30pm
Thursdays: 2:30pm and 7:30pm
Fridays: 7:30pm
Saturdays: 2:30pm and 7:30pm

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Following a sell-out tour, Edward Fox returns to the stage with his acclaimed portrayal of John Betjeman, poet laureate and icon of British poetry.

Sand in the Sandwiches celebrates a man famous not only for light verse and laughter, but for his passions, his sense of purpose and his unforgettable poetry.

Edward Fox stars in this joyous stage play bringing Betjeman’s poetry, sharp wit and vivacious personality to life.

Embracing his delight for nostalgia and delicious irreverence, Sand in the Sandwiches travels through Betjeman’s boyhood and adolescence, to life as Britain’s poet laureate, presenting a hugely entertaining insight into the world of this much-loved poet.

Double BAFTA award winner Edward Fox [OBE] is one of this country’s most eminent actors. His distinguished career counts iconic British films such as The Day of the Jackal, A Bridge Too Far, Oh! What a Lovely War, to name a few.

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by Marianka Swain - May 8, 2017

Edward Fox's stellar stage and screen career ranges from Hamlet and The Go-Between to The Day of the Jackal. He's currently performing one-man John Betjeman play Sand in the Sandwiches, which comes to London's Theatre Royal Haymarket on 30 May. (more...)