play-alt chevron-thin-right chevron-thin-left cancel

About the Show Less...

A musical celebration of acclaimed poet Sir John Betjeman’s work. Read More >

The Stars Sing Betjeman at the Criterion theatre is a musical celebration of acclaimed poet Sir John Betjeman’s work.

Set to music by Mike Read, The Stars Sing Betjeman offers you the chance to hear Betjeman’s poems as you have never heard them before.

Simon Williams (Holby City and Upstairs Downstairs) narrates the evening and other performers include singer Tony Christie and jive and swing band The Jive Aces.

All profits from the night will be donated to the Diana Award, supporting the inspirational work of amazing young people across the UK who work as volunteers, campaigners, careers and anti-bullying champions.


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 18/03/2012

Closing Night: 18/03/2012

Security note: For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres. Please contact the venue for more information.

Cast & Creative


Simon Williams, Tony Christie


Lyrics By - Sir John Betjeman

Music By - Mike Read

ABOUT Criterion Theatre

218-223 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1V 9LB