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About.

From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them.

This new stage musical reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race.

TINA has strong links to PSHE and Drama for Key Stages 3+ and offers free teaching resources in their brand new education hub.

Featuring her much loved songs, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is written by Olivier Award-winning playwright Katori Hall and directed by the internationally acclaimed Phyllida Lloyd.

Presented in association with Tina Turner.

Key Information.

Suitable for: KS3, KS4, KS5, Higher

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, Post 16

Subjects: Citizenship, Dance, Drama, English, Music, PSHE

Topics: Live Theatre Review

Duration: 2 hours, 45 mins

Cost: £25 per student

Teachers: 1 free adult ticket for every 10 students (extra tickets £25)

“Absolutely loved it! Excellent story telling, fabulous acting and vocals and felt like I was at a Tina concert at the end!​”

Drama Teacher, Coombe Girls School

“LOVED TINA! The cast and band were incredible, as were the set, costumes, choreography and lighting. Outstanding storytelling about the life of this extraordinary icon. I could watch this again and again.”

Assistant Head & Drama teacher, Croydon High School

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About.

From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them.

This new stage musical reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race.

TINA has strong links to PSHE and Drama for Key Stages 3+ and offers free teaching resources in their brand new education hub.

Featuring her much loved songs, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is written by Olivier Award-winning playwright Katori Hall and directed by the internationally acclaimed Phyllida Lloyd.

Presented in association with Tina Turner.

Key Information.

Suitable for: KS3, KS4, KS5, Higher

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, Post 16

Subjects: Citizenship, Dance, Drama, English, Music, PSHE

Topics: Live Theatre Review

Duration: 2 hours, 45 mins

Cost: £25 per student

Teachers: 1 free adult ticket for every 10 students (extra tickets £25)

“Absolutely loved it! Excellent story telling, fabulous acting and vocals and felt like I was at a Tina concert at the end!​”

Drama Teacher, Coombe Girls School

“LOVED TINA! The cast and band were incredible, as were the set, costumes, choreography and lighting. Outstanding storytelling about the life of this extraordinary icon. I could watch this again and again.”

Assistant Head & Drama teacher, Croydon High School

School Trip Information.

School groups of 10+ can get top price tickets (usually up to £85) reduced to £25 and teachers go free!

We regularly check that the costs and information are the latest and most up to date version, however, it is advised that you also contact us directly if you need any further information, or have a particular question or concern. Get in touch.

Free Teaching Resources.

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical has launched a brand new education hub with education packs and teaching resources you can download and use for free!

Educational material created by Susie Ferguson.

Venue Information.

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is playing at the Aldwych Theatre in the heart of London’s West End.

Covid-19 Safety Measures.

The Aldwych Theatre has extra measures in place to make sure you have a safe school trip. Have a question? Please get in touch.

All adult audience members are requested to show proof of full vaccination, proof of a negative Lateral Flow Test or natural immunity based on a positive PCR test taken within 10-180 days.

Audience members under the age of 18 will be asked for verbal confirmation (by them or by a parent or guardian on their behalf) that they have not tested positive for Covid-19 in the past 10 days and are not currently displaying symptoms of Covid-19.

During your visit, the theatres ask that you wear a face-covering (unless exempt) at all times.

 

Facilities & Things to know

Food & Drink

No external food or drink is allowed to be consumed in the theatre.

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Toilets

The Aldwych Theatre has toilets located in the theatre foyer, the rear stalls exit, the grand circle rear exit, and the grand circle bar.

The accessible toilet is located in the theatre foyer and is accessible from street level.

 

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Photography & Filming

Photography or filming is not permitted during the performance.

 

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Adult/Student Ratio

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical does not have a recommended adult to student ratio.

 

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Clothing & Dress Code

The Aldwych Theatre has no dress code.

 

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Age Suitability

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is recommended for ages 14+.

Please note the performance includes some use of strong language and scenes of violence.

 

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Accessibility.

Considerations for children with SEND

This performance contains scenes with flashing lights, sirens and loud music.

 

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Seating Plan

Here’s a link to the seating plan.

View Seating Plan.

 

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Accessibility Details

Here’s the Accessibility Information for this venue.

View Accessibility Information.

 

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Health & Safety.

First Aid

The Aldwych Theatre has a qualified first aider on site at all times.

 

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We regularly check that this information is the latest and most up to date version, however, it is advised that you also contact us directly if you need any further information, or have a particular question or concern. Get in touch.

Aldwych Theatre

Aldwych Theatre

49 Aldwych
London
WC2B 4DF

Transport Links:

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Get the most out of travelling to TINA – The Tina Turner Musical with Uber Boat by Thames Clippers – a convenient, fun and educational trip to the venue.

Nearest Pier:
Embankment Pier

Closest Train & Tube Stations:

Temple (Tube)
Covent Garden (Tube)
Holborn (Tube)
Charing Cross (Train & Tube)

Local Bus Routes:

1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 59, 68, 76, 87, 91, 168, 171, 172, 188, 243 & 341

Coach Parking:

There are a number of coach drop off areas within walking distance to the theatre.

Performance Times:

Matinees:
Thu & Sat: 2:30pm
Sun: 3:00pm

Evenings:
Mon-Sat (excl. Tue): 7:30pm

Please note, the schools discount is only valid for Wed evening performances.

Running Time:

2 hours, 45 mins
(including a 15 min interval)

On Sale:

On sale until 26 Jun 22

Frequently asked questions.

We’re here to help you every step of the way.

Below are answers to the most common questions, however, please do get in touch and we’ll get back to you ASAP to answer any specific questions and provide you with everything you need to know.

Does TINA - The Tina Turner Musical offer free places for teachers?

Yes! TINA – The Tina Turner Musical offers 1 free teacher ticket for every 10 students. 

Please see the ‘School Trip’ section for further details.

 

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What's the average performance running time of TINA - The Tina Turner Musical?

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical’s running time is around 2 hours and 45 minutes, including a 15-minute interval.

Please see the ‘Venue Information’ section for further details.

 

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What is the student to adult supervision ratio for TINA - The Tina Turner Musical?

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical does not have a recommended adult to student ratio.

Please see the ‘Venue Information’ section for further details.

 

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Is there a seating plan for TINA – The Tina Turner Musical?

Yes! TINA – The Tina Turner Musical has produced a seating plan for you to download and use.

Please see the ‘Venue Information’ section for further details.

 

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Does TINA – The Tina Turner Musical have information for students with SEND?

Yes! TINA – The Tina Turner Musical has information and considerations for students with SEND.

Please see the ‘Venue Information’ section for further details.

 

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What Key Stage is TINA – The Tina Turner Musical suitable for?

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is suitable for Key Stage 3 and above.

Please see the ‘About’ section for further details.

 

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Does TINA – The Tina Turner Musical have links to the National Curriculum?

Yes! TINA – The Tina Turner Musical particularly links to Drama and English, as well as connections to PSHE and Music. 

Please see the ‘About’ section for further details.

 

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Can I get a coach to TINA – The Tina Turner Musical?

Yes! There is a coach drop off area near the venue.

Please see the ‘Venue Information’ section for further details.

 

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What's the nearest station to TINA – The Tina Turner Musical?

The closest station to TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is Temple (Tube), Covent Garden (Tube), Holborn (Tube) and Charing Cross (Train & Tube).

Please see the ‘Venue Information’ section for further details.

 

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Are there teaching resources that I can use to support my school trip to TINA - The Tina Turner Musical?

Yes! TINA – The Tina Turner Musical has produced bespoke education packs to help you support the school trip back in the classroom.

Educational material created by Susie Ferguson.

Please see the ‘Teaching Resources’ section for further details.

 

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How far in advance can I book schools tickets for TINA - The Tina Turner Musical?

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is currently booking up until 26 June 2022. 

Please see the ‘Venue Information’ section for further details.

 

Have a question? Get in touch!

We regularly check that this information and costs are the latest and most up to date version, however, it is advised that you also contact us directly if you need any further information, or have a particular question or concern. Get in touch.