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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

  • 04 Apr–08 Apr 2023
  • His Majesty's Theatre

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Based on the Sunday Times bestseller which inspired one of this century’s most treasured films, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel takes us on a journey to India with an eclectic group of British retirees as they embark on a new life. The luxury residence is far from the opulence they were promised, but as their lives begin to intertwine, they are charmed in unexpected and life-changing ways.

Starring Ruth Madoc (Hi-de-Hi!), household favourite and screen and stage star Paul Nicholas (Jesus Christ Superstar, Just Good Friends, Eastenders) and Tessa Peake-Jones (Only Fools and Horses).

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a joyous comedy about taking risks, finding love and embracing second chances, even in the most surprising of places.

Get ready for the journey of a lifetime.


“Delightfully entertaining.”
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Star cast to be announced.

Group discounts available:

Groups 8+: £5 off
Groups 20+: £6 off
Groups 40+: £7 off

Group discount will be automatically applied when the qualifying number of tickets have been added to your basket.
To book more than 10 tickets, please contact the box office.


£37.50 - £23.50


Ruth Madoc

Theatre includes: Jessie in Calendar Girls The Musical (UK Tour); Grandma Rose in The Wedding Singer (UK Tour); Matron in Be My Baby (Autumn tour 2016); Ada in You’re Never Too Old (Edinburgh Fringe); Older Dorothy Squires in Say it with Flowers (Sherman, Cymru); Marie in Calendar Girls (UK Tour); Miss Hannigan in Annie (UK Tour); The Vagina Monologues (UK Tour); Dorothy Brook in 42nd Street (UK Tour); Mrs Bardell in Pickwick The Musical (Apollo Leisure) & Mama Rose in Gypsy (Newpalm Productions).

TV includes: Gladys Pugh in 9 series of Hi-De-Hi (BBC); Dafydd’s Mum in Little Britain (BBC); Alice in The Tuckers (BBC); Millie Faulkner in Casualty (BBC); Jean March in Doctors (BBC); Mayor Mary Meyer in Stella (Sky One); Florence in Mount Pleasant (Sky One); Rhiannon in Benidorm (ITV/Tiger Aspect); Georgie in Big Top (BBC); Myrtie in Mine all Mine (ITV); Various roles in the comedy sketch show Revolver (BBC Scotland); Jean Price in Jack of Hearts (BBC Wales); Sybill Stamfordis in The Pale Horse (Anglia Television); Mrs Jones in The Famous Five (Fortman Productions/ITV); Miss Terry in Cluedo (Granada TV); Lynn in An Actor’s Life for Me (BBC); Mrs Morgan in Woof! (CITV); Betty Smith in Hunter’s Walk (ATV) & Mrs Jones in Oliver’s Travels (BBC).

Film includes: Short films; Cardiff (Alpha Productions), Skinny Fat (BBC Wales) and Journey Man (Wild Films). Feature films; Very Annie Mary (Film Four/Dragon Pictures); Crossed Swords (Warner Bros); Prince and the Pauper (Miramax); Fiddler on the Roof (MGM).

Paul Nicholas

Theatre Includes: Hair Original London Cast (Shaftesbury Theatre); Grease and Cats Original London Cast (New London Theatre); Jesus Christ Superstar Original London Cast (Palace Theatre); Blondel Original London Cast (Aldwych Theatre); Camelot (Covent
Garden Festival); The Exorcist (UK Tour); Quartet (Cheltenham Theatre and UK tour); Jekyll & Hyde, Barnum (Dominion Theatre); 42nd Street (UK Tour); Singing In The Rain, Dr Doolittle (UK Tour); A Christmas Carol (Blackpool Opera House); Pirates of Penzance (London Palladium & Manchester Opera House); Tale of Two Cities, Fiddler On The Roof (UK Tour); Keeler and Dear World (Charing Cross Theatre); Much Ado About Nothing and Crete and Sergeant Pepper (Young Vic); Innocent Bystanders and T-Zee (Royal Court); Guys and Dolls (Royal Albert Hall); Then There Were None (UK Tour); Pygmalion (Theatre Royal Windsor); The Mysterious Mr Love (Comedy Theatre).

Film Includes: The Jazz Singer, Stardust, Lisztomania, Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Tommy, The World Is Full is Full of Married, Nutcracker, What Became of Jack and Jill, See No Evil, Yesterday’s Hero, Masaryk.

TV Includes: Just Good Friends, Eastenders, The Real Marigold Hotel, Marigold On Tour, The Royal Today, Burnside, Sunburn, Bust, Close to Home, Heartbeat, Consuming Passion.

Literature includes: Autobiography – Musicals; Marigolds & Me.

Music includes: Paul Nicholas Gold cd.

Tessa Peake-Jones

Theatre includes: Ladies of Letters (The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre); The Winslow Boy (Chichester Festival Theatre and UK Tour); Bang Bang! (Northcott Theatre and UK Tour); While We’re Here (Bush Theatre and UK Tour); Beacons (Park Theatre); Home (Arcola); Brimstone and Treacle (Arcola); Park Avenue Cats (The Arts Theatre); The Five Wives of Maurice Pinder (National Theatre); Shirley Valentine (Haymarket Theatre); The Park (RSC); Pride and Prejudice (Old Vic); Hamlet and Comedy of Errors (RSC), and a year at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in the Round.

TV includes: Mrs Chapman in Grantchester (ITV); Raquel in Only Fools and Horses (BBC); Unforgotten (ITV); Legacy (UPN); Poirot (ITV); Poppy Shakespeare (Channel 4); Dalziel and Pascoe (BBC); A Summer in the Suburbs (BBC); Births Marriages and Deaths (Tiger Aspect Productions); Holby City (BBC); Midsomer Murders (Bentley); Two Gentleman of Verona (BBC); The Bell (BBC) and Quartermaine’s Terms (ITV).

Film includes: Bonobo (Fable Films), The Devil Went Down to Islington (Skinned Productions and Reelscape Films) and First Night (Scorpio Films).

Tessa was a founder member of Tight Assets Theatre Ltd and has done numerous radio plays.

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Friends’ discount

Friends: 2 FOR 1 opening 2 nights; £4 off all other performances