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1984Olivier Award-winning director Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan revive their production of George Orwell's seminal novel 1984 this year. After premiering at the Nottingham Playhouse in 2013 and touring internationally, 1984 was staged at the Playhouse Theatre last year and now returns for a limited run. Though "not an easy watch" (Guardian), Headlong's version of George Orwell's novel on surveillance and censorship uses a book club from the distant future discussing Winston Smith's diary to makes the story more relevant today than ever. This smash hit adaptation returns to the Playhouse Theatre in London's West End for a three-month run beginning on 12th June 2015.

 

About Playhouse Theatre

A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing Cross and Embankment. If the exterior is a little too restrained however, the same cannot be said for the auditorium, which is a sumptuous tribute to theatrical excess. More about Playhouse Theatre

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Embankment Underground Station
 
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Blackfriars Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Trafalgar
 
5 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £325  26% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 1 minute from 1984
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £117  33% off
The Strand, WC2N | 2 minutes from 1984
Located within walking distance from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is ideal for guests looking to be near to all the ... More
 
 
 
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  37% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 2 minutes from 1984
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
 
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Following a sell-out run at Live Theatre in Newcastle, Patrick Marber's drama The Red Lion transfers to Trafalgar Studios. The show is about the competitive nature ...More
 
 
 
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Young Frankenstein
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1984, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from 1984
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
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Wilde Creatures
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1984, 404 Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from 1984
A month after staging The Gruffalo's Child at the Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue, the Olivier-nominated Tall Stories present a new musical adventure for audiences of all ages ...More
 
 
 
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Playhouse Theatre
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Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | Same location as 1984
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
 
 
 
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Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from 1984
The Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has consistently good line-ups and has played host to some of the finest comedy acts on the ... More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from 1984
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near 1984
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British Optical Association Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
42 Craven Street, WC2N | 2 minutes from 1984
Run by the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers the British Optical Association Museum in Charing Cross features historic examples of London-made spectacles from ... More
 
 
 
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The Strand Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from 1984
Part of the Proud Galleries family, Proud Central became The Strand Gallery in 2010 expanding from a photography gallery to an exhibition space for all disciplines ... More
 
 
 
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Cenotaph
London > Attractions > Sights
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from 1984
Standing solemnly in the middle of Whitehall, visitors could be forgiven for passing the Cenotaph by unnoticed. But every November it becomes the focus of Britain's ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near 1984
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Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from 1984
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
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Pan de Vie
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
5 New Row, WC2N | 6 minutes from 1984
Combining classic European baking with exotic flavours of the Far East, Pan de Vie delivers a visual treat of brilliantly-coloured sweet patisseries and ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from 1984
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
39 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from 1984
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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Herman Ze German - Villiers Street
London > Restaurants >
19 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from 1984
For healthy and efficient fast food in a central location try London's inaugural Herman Ze German outlet on Villiers Street between Charing Cross and Embankment. Open ... More
 
 
 
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The Lobby Lounge, Corinthia Hotel London
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from 1984
Afternoon Tea... More
 
 
 
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Education near 1984

Near 1984
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 8 minutes from 1984
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 9 minutes from 1984
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 12 minutes from 1984
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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1984 gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from 1984
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from 1984
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
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Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from 1984
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near 1984

The best pubs near London 1984.
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from 1984
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
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The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from 1984
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from 1984
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
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1984 clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from 1984
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from 1984
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
 
 
 
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Walkers Of Whitehall
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 3 minutes from 1984
Built in 1694 on Craig's Court, just south of Trafalgar Square, Walkers of Whitehall was originally ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near 1984.
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from 1984
... More
 
 
 
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Banqueting House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from 1984
The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More
 
 
 
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London Eye Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from 1984
The London Eye (or Millennium Wheel) elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the ... More
 
 
 

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Derren Brown: UndergroundDerren Brown: UndergroundThe Olivier Award-winning stage and screen illusionist and master of the psychological manipulation performs his own choice of some of his favourite work.2017-09-20T19:30:00+01002017-10-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Playhouse Theatre,   Northumberland Avenue      WC2N 5DE
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Derren Brown: Underground
Glengarry Glen RossGlengarry Glen RossChristian Slater, Robert Glenister, Kris Marshall, Stanley Townsend and Don Warrington star in the West End revival of David Mamet's lacerating satire about four cut-throat Chicago salesmen, who are pitted against each other in a high-stakes competition to sell the most real estate. Directed by Sam Yates.2017-10-27T19:45:00+01002018-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Festive Orchestra Of London: Bach, Handel And Vivaldi By Candlelight
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The orchestra performs Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 5, Selection from Orchestral Suite No 2 and Air 'On The G String', ...More

David Shrigley: Really Good
David Shrigley: Really Good
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2017 

Trafalgar Square 4 minutes walk from 1984

The seven-metre-high bronze sculpture of a hand giving a disproportionately long thumbs up, which has the same dark patina as ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Various Venues London 4 minutes walk from 1984

Celebrating London as the gateway to international design, the London Design Festival celebrates is 15th anniversary in 2017 with hundreds ...More

 
Drawn in Colour: Degas at the Burrell Collection
Drawn in Colour: Degas at the Burrell Collection
Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2018 

National Gallery 4 minutes walk from 1984

Marking the centenary of the death of Degas, who died on 27 September 1917, Drawn in Colour: Degas from the ...More

 
Giovanni Da Rimini
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Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

National Gallery 4 minutes walk from 1984

Giovanni da Rimini: An Early 14th-Century Masterpiece Reunited at the National Gallery invites visitors to learn about a key moment ...More

 
BBC Concert Orchestra: Queen: A Friday Night At The Opera
Concerts | On 21st September 2017 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 4 minutes walk from 1984

Richard Sidwell conducts the ensemble, a rock band and four singers who have previously starred in the West End production ...More

Dreamgirls
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Theatre | Until 10th February 2018 

Savoy Theatre 5 minutes walk from 1984

A multi-award winning hit on Broadway and a 2006 film starring Beyonce, Dreamgirls returns thirty-five years after the original 1981Tony ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 24th March 2018 

Adelphi Theatre 5 minutes walk from 1984

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Follies
Follies
Theatre | Until 4th November 2017 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 5 minutes walk from 1984

Imelda Staunton, Tracie Bennett and Janie Dee play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production of Stephen Sondheim and ...More

 
Life, Death and Memory
Life, Death and Memory
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2018 

National Portrait Gallery 5 minutes walk from 1984

Tracey Emin's 'Death Mask' has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery and can be seen as part of a ...More

 

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