Annie at Piccadilly Theatre tickets
Annie at Piccadilly Theatre tickets

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Legendary musical Annie returns to the West End for a limited run at the Piccadilly Theatre starring actress Meera Syal. Annie began performances on 23rd May 2017, with tickets available until February 2018.

Set in New York during the Great Depression, the gutsy young Annie is destined for a life of misery living in the Municipal Girls Orphanage under the torment of the often rather inebriated Miss Hannigan.

With nothing but an old letter from her real parents and the hope that she will one day see them again, Annie is determined to escape. Her luck changes, however, when she is picked to spend Christmas at the home of the well-known billionaire Oliver Warbucks. All that stands in her way though is the spiteful Miss Hannigan’s plans to spoil everything for her.

Packed full of a huge range of well loved songs, the award winning score includes the unforgettable songs of "It’s a Hard Knock Life", "I Don’t Need Anything But You", "Easy Street" and "Tomorrow".

Annie stars actress Meera Syal (Romeo and Juliet at the Garrick Theatre). Alex Bourne (Mamma Mia!) co-stars as Daddy Warbucks. They are joined by Holly Dale Spencer (Sweet Charity) as Grace Farrell, Jonny Fines (Grease) as Rooster and Djalenga Scott (Grease) as Lily.

Annie is directed Nikolai Foster, the Artistic Director of Leicester Curve, which is one of the UK’s most exciting regional theatres, having produced acclaimed productions such as White Christmas, The Hired Man and Beautiful Thing. Set and costume design is by Colin Richmond, with choreography by Nick Winston, lighting by Ben Cracknell and sound design by Richard Brooker.

Annie first premiered on Broadway in 1977, originally based on the Harold Gray comic Little Orphan Annie and was adapted with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin and book by Thomas Meehan. The original run spanned nearly six years and since has been performed all around the world, including major West End productions in 1978, 1983 and 1998, as well as being turned into two major Hollywood films.

With a star cast, the return of Annie to the West End is set to be one of the hottest tickets of the year. Performances began on 23rd May 2017 and will continue until 6th January 2018.

Recommended for

Annie is perfect for anyone who has seen the classic 1982 but has yet to get a ticket to experience the full magic of the unforgettable musical live on the West End stage.

Age Recommendations: No under 5's

Dates and times

Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes (including an interval)
Opened: 23 May 2017
Press night: 05 Jun 2017
Booking from: 18 Feb 2018
Booking until: 18 Feb 2018

Location and map

Piccadilly Theatre
16 Denman Street
London, W1D 7DY

210 Reviews Add review

I had forgotten the whole story of Annie and so there were some plot twists and exciting scenes that really kept me intrigued in the... More

neveh 2 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I was going in expecting to be cringing through the whole thing but I'm happy to say that it was not the case at all and it is a brilliant... More

SoniaFriedmanStan 5"6, 66 reviews, 2 helpful votes

A great show to introduce children to the west end, a great classic on stage! its a great show, with lots of talented kids and adults.... More

katierose 5"7, 67 reviews, 2 helpful votes

Loved the show! Miranda Hart was Miss Hannigan, and she was great!! Her acting was phenomenal and her dancing and singing is definitely... More

taylorsmithchandler 13 reviews, 0 helpful votes

‘Annie’ was an enjoyable way to spend a couple of hours in the theatre. The real stars of the show are the children in the orphanage... More

joc78 5"4, 365 reviews, 5 helpful votes

Although not in any way revolutionary, this is a strong revival, perfect for those who love the classic film or for families who want... More

shaun 5"10, 146 reviews, 4 helpful votes

I thought this production was absolutely magical - a real antidote to the current climate. It's packed full of joy and a message of... More

susannahrosemn 5"3, 145 reviews, 6 helpful votes

Show was great. Meera Dual pleasantly surprised me as I (to my bowl shame) wasn't expecting her to be very good but she was great.... More

-A 5"2, 36 reviews, 0 helpful votes

This is my second time seeing this show and i still am amazed at how brilliant the dancers and actors are!!! The adults are spectacular... More

georgiacunnington 5"1, 8 reviews, 0 helpful votes