The Tony and Olivier Award-winning comedy, The 39 Steps, is to tour the UK for the first time in eight years, beginning its run at Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch.

The 39 Steps being performed in London's West End

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The 39 Steps will tour across the UK until August 2024.

The production will initially play at Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch from 14th to 30th March 2024. It will then tour across the UK at a range of venues from Tuesday 2nd April until Saturday 3rd August.

Venues on the run include Newcastle Theatre Royal (9th - 13th April), Sheffield Lyceum (30th April - 4th May), Malvern Festival Theatre (14th - 18th May), Birmingham (The Alexandra), Theatre Royal Bath (25th - 29th June) and Curve Leicester (31st July - 3rd August). Full dates and venues can be found by clicking here.

Patrick Barlow’s hilarious adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic spy thriller ran in London’s West End for nine years, finally closing in 2015.

The 39 Steps being performed in London's West End

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The show includes plenty of comical moments to get the whole group laughing.

It won the Olivier Award and What’s On Stage Award for Best Comedy in 2007. It also took Broadway by storm, winning two Tony Awards and a Drama Desk Award in 2008.

The play is described as having a ‘quintessentially plucky spirit and dashing sense of British fun’, and has toured to 39 countries, playing to more than three million people worldwide.

The 39 Steps plot 

Audiences can follow the incredible adventures of handsome hero Richard Hannay, complete with stiff-upper-lip, British gung-ho and pencil moustache as he encounters dastardly murders, double-crossing secret agents and, of course, devastatingly beautiful women.

The comedy thriller features four actors, playing 139 roles in 100 minutes of fast-paced fun and thrilling action. Casting is to be announced.

You can watch the trailer of what to expect below:

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