This remarkable play balances the personal stories of the athletes with the politics and in-fighting leading up to Games, and lays bare the greed and naked ambition. With Owens, Hitler and Leni Riefenstahl in the frame, 1936 is taut, witty and a must in the Olympic diary.
'A sharp 90 minutes from fascinating subject matter' Financial Times
'A powerful, thought provoking, richly rewarding piece of theatre' whatsonstage
And you had the chance of winning one of three pairs of tickets to see 1936 by successfully sending in the answer to the following question:
The 2012 Olympics are being held in which major City ?
The answer, of course, is London.
The winners, randomly selected from all those who sent in the correct answer, are:
Paula Beattie - Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Philip Francis - UBS
Stuart Mackenzie - PA Consulting
See 1936 at Sadler’s Wells and visit Churchill War Rooms for £32 (saving over £20). Book online at:
Learn about the history behind the show deep beneath the bustle of London at the original Cabinet War Rooms - today part of the Churchill War Rooms - which sheltered the people at the heart of Britain's wartime government during the Blitz.
Sadlers Wells, Lilian Baylis Studio
Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R
18th July 2012 - 5th August 2012
Box office: 0844 412 4300
Terms and conditions apply. Prize tickets are valid to all performances until 31st July. Subject to availability. Prize is as stated and cannot be transferred or exchanged, no cash alternative will be offered.
Offer T&Cs - Tickets valid to all performances of 1936, subject to availability.
Churchill War Rooms is open daily 9.30am – 6pm with last admission at 5pm. Tickets are valid for entry any date until 5th August 2012. The entrance to the museum is in Horse Guards Road, opposite St James Park
Package cannot be used retrospectively or in conjunction with any other offer. Booking fees apply.
Entry to CWR free for under 16s - saving is £3.75 on ticket only and no booking fees apply for under 16s.