Fawlty Towers - The Play tickets

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Fawlty Towers - The Play

Featuring your favourite scenes from the sitcom’s unforgettable twelve episodes, this really is the stage comedy event of the year!

What is the Fawlty Towers play about?

The most famous hotelier in British TV history returns as the Fawlty Towers show arrives in London. 49 years after appearing on our screens, Basil Fawlty will take to West End theatre stage in a newly adapted play that combines three episodes of the much-loved classic sitcom. Starring Adam Jackson-Smith as the inimitable Basil, Anna-Jane Casey as the iconic Sybil and Paul Nicholas as the bumbling Major, this 18-strong cast take on the iconic characters at Torquay’s most chaotic hotel – Fawlty Towers!


Fawlty Towers Awards & Critical Acclaim

While the original TV show only ran for two series back in the 1970s, a British Film Institute poll in 2000 saw Fawlty Towers voted as the ‘best British programme of all time’. Now, that fan-favourite sitcom will become a West End hit with the Fawlty Towers play, which has been adapted by original star and writer John Cleese. Get ready for the classic wit, outrageous outbursts and chaotic antics that we all know and love Fawlty Towers for.

Access Information

Audio Described Performance Wednesday 29th May 7:30pm

BSL Performance Wednesday 10th July 7:30pm

Captioned Performance Saturday 10th August 2:30pm


Shaftesbury Ave, Soho, London W1D 7EZ

Cancellation Policy

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Please note the producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist. The schedule is subject to change and may be affected by contracts, holidays, illness or events beyond the producers’ control.

Fawlty Towers play cast

Basil – Adam Jackson-Smith
Sybil – Anna-Jane Casey
Manuel – Hemi Yeroham
Polly – Victoria Fox
The Major – Paul Nicholas
Mrs Richards – Rachel Izen
Mr Hutchinson – Steven Meo
Miss Tibbs – Kate Russell-Smith
Miss Gatsby – Nicola Sanderson
Mr Thurston – Greg Haiste
Mr Walt/Dr Finn – Danny Bayne
Taxi Driver/Mr Firkins/Mr Kerr/Mr Sharp – Neil Stuart


1 hour 50 minutes, including an interval.


All your questions on Fawlty Towers London show – answered.


What is Fawlty Towers play about?

Nearly 50 years since it first hit our TV screens, the ‘Greatest British sitcom of all time’ (Radio Times) returns in a brand-new Fawlty Towers stage show, adapted by comedy legend John Cleese and directed by Caroline Jay Ranger. This new production combines three episodes of the iconic sitcom into a new farcical London theatre show, sure to thrill fans of the TV show and new audiences alike.


What is Fawlty Towers play runtime?

Fawlty Towers London has a run time of 1 hour and 50 minutes, including one interval.


Which theatre does Fawlty Towers play in?

Fawlty Towers stage show will run at the Apollo Theatre, London.


How do I get to the Fawlty Towers theatre show in London?

The Apollo Theatre is located on Shaftesbury Avenue, a short walk from Piccadilly Circus, which is on the Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines, in London’s West End.


What is the recommended age for the Fawlty Towers play?

Fawlty Towers London show age recommendation is TBC.


Are Fawlty Towers tickets suitable for children?

The Fawlty Towers play age recommendations are TBC. A good guide would be to check if you’re comfortable with the content of the TV show for children.


How do you get tickets for Fawlty Towers show London?

Enjoy quick and easy booking - with just a few clicks, you can book your tickets for the Basil Fawlty theatre show in no time! Pick your ideal seats on our user-friendly seat map, which shows live seat availability, and get instant email confirmation and e-ticket delivery. It’s stress-free London theatre direct From The Box Office.


Who wrote the Fawlty Towers play?

John Cleese, alongside co-writer Connie Booth, has adapted the iconic sitcom into this new Fawlty Towers play. Cleese famously starred in the original TV show and has also been heavily involved creatively in the development of this Fawlty Towers stage show.


Who directed Fawlty Towers play?

Fawlty Towers London production has been directed by Caroline Jay Ranger, who also directed Only Fools and Horses The Musical in London.


Who is Basil Fawlty?

Basil Fawlty is the main character of Fawlty Towers. Played by John Cleese in the original show in the 1970s, the character became famous for his comical angry outbursts and snappy sarcasm. The role of Basil will be played by Adam Jackson-Smith in the Fawlty Towers London show.

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Fawlty Towers London group bookings

For groups of 10 or more, please fill out an enquiry form here. Group rates are strictly subject to availability.

Where Do I Go

Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7EZ
By tube: Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo & Piccadilly Lines)

Apollo Theatre

Shaftesbury Ave, Soho, London W1D 7EZ