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Teddy is the ultimate story of teenage rebellion and the birth of a new musical era. Bursting with the energy of a live gig, this is theatre that leaves you on a high and jiving all the way home.




3 April - 2 June 2018

Premium Sofas - £35

Band A - £35

       Band B -  £25

Band C - £20

Band D (benches) - £12


Prices exclude Booking Fee







2 hours, 15 minutes with interval

Followed by a gig with Johnny Valentine and the Broken Hearts


To book Step-free or Access tickets, please call 02074019603

Discount available for Blue Badge Holders - carer goes free



Entrance to TEDDY is via our Launcelot Street entrance


Suitable for Ages 12+ - Parental Guidance

Contains adult language


Sarah Loader for Snapdragon Productions in association with

The Watermill Theatre present TEDDY


By Tristan Bernays

Music by Dougal Irvine

Directed by Eleanor Rhode


The Vaults are thrilled to announce the arrival of Teddy to The Vaults Theatre in March 2018


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Elephant and Castle, London. 1956. Saturday night.


Teddy and Josie are about to hit the streets of London for a good time. Hair quiffed. Red lipstick. Dressed toe to head in the latest threads. So what if it’s pouring down, they’re totally skint, and someone wants them dead? A little trouble never stopped a Ted from having a good time. Desperate times call for

rock ‘n’ roll.


From the writer-director team behind Boudica at the Globe and Frankenstein at The Watermill Theatre and Wilton’s Music Hall in London comes Teddy, an

award-winning, punchy new musical that races through the dark and damaged world of post-war London: a brand new Britain bombed to bits by the Blitz, belts tight with austerity, but ripe and ready for revolution.


With electrifying original songs influenced by hits from the 1950s performed by the on-stage live band Johnny Valentine and the Broken Hearts, Teddy is the ultimate story of rebellious youth and the birth of a new musical era. Bursting with the energy of a live gig, this is theatre that leaves you on a high and jiving all the way home.

Teddy has now closed. Thanks to everyone who came!

Reviews for Teddy - currently on National Tour


"Brimful of energy - an effervescent production that will rock your socks off"

British Theatre Guide ★★★★


"It's taking a turn for the dark side that gives this show its guts"  

WhatsOnStage ★★★★


"A raucous, exhilarating night out with bite" 

WhatsOnStage ★★★★


"An absolute blast of a night, a fun, punchy, poignant homage to London's past and an evening that will have you jiving on your way out"

Time Out ★★★★


"Teddy swirls and bursts with rhythm. Even in Bernays’s script you can feel the beat;

the music, the choreography and language all work together in a swinging, electrifying harmony"

Time Out ★★★★


"Energy and invention abound. Remarkable. Eleanor Rhode directs with pizzazz"

Evening Standard ★★★★


“It's a rare and precious thing to spot unmistakable star quality on one of our stages,

but that is what this delightful play-with-music offers”

Evening Standard ★★★★


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