About Sand in the Sandwiches

Following a sell-out tour, Edward Fox returns to the stage with his acclaimed portrayal of John Betjeman, poet laureate and icon of British poetry.

Sand in the Sandwiches celebrates a man famous not only for light verse and laughter, but for his passions, his sense of purpose and his unforgettable poetry.

Edward Fox stars in this joyous stage play bringing Betjeman’s poetry, sharp wit and vivacious personality to life.

Embracing his delight for nostalgia and delicious irreverence, Sand in the Sandwiches travels through Betjeman’s boyhood and adolescence, to life as Britain’s poet laureate, presenting a hugely entertaining insight into the world of this much-loved poet.

Double BAFTA award winner Edward Fox [OBE] is one of this country’s most eminent actors. His distinguished career counts iconic British films such as The Day of the Jackal, A Bridge Too Far, Oh! What a Lovely War, to name a few.

Sand in the Sandwiches Performance Dates & Times

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Important Information

The play contains some strong language and references to acts of a sexual nature.

Now Starring

Edward Fox
John Betjeman

The Venue

Find out more about the venue for your show: Directions, Transport options and facilities.

Where is Sand in the Sandwiches?

8 Haymarket London SW1Y 4HT
  • Nearest Bus stop: (Haymarket) 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 15, 19, 23, 38, 53, 88, 139, 159
  • Parking: Leicester Square, Whitcomb Street (2mins)
  • Nearest Night Bus: (Haymarket) 6, 12, 23, 88, 139, 453, N8, N19, N38, N97, N3, N13, N15, N136, N159
  • Nearest Tube: Bakerloo, Piccadilly
  • Directions:

    (5mins) Go along Coventry Street and then take Haymarket on the right where the theatre will be approx. 200 metres along.

  • Nearest Station: Charing Cross

Facilities

  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible