THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 29TH MARCH 2014
8th February 2014 until 29th March 2014
From Feb 8, Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Sat 2.30pm, Feb 26, Mar 19, 2.30pm (press night Feb 13, 7pm, no mat perf Feb 8), ends Mar 29
Feb 8-12 £8-£26, concs available, Feb 13-28, Mar 1-29 £8-£32, concs available
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George Orwell's seminal novel, 1984, is adapted by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan for Headlong Theatre company who have created "a superbly handled multimedia speculation on the nature of truth" according to the Guardian theatre critic Lyn Gardner who gave it 5 out of 5. 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 new adaptation opened in September last year at the Nottingham Playhouse and toured the UK, arriving at the Almeida Theatre in February 2014.
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 West End transfers in 12 years, and early booking for tickets became essential - by the time the reviews came out, the run was usually sold out. More about Almeida Theatre
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13 minutes from 1984Located nearby to Sadler's Wells Theatre, St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London, Citadines St Mark's is a 4-star apartment hotel that aims to accommodate business ...More
Ends TodayAni DiFrancoLondon > Events > Concerts Dates: Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd September 2014 - 7pmUnion Chapel, Compton Terrace, N1 |
6 minutes from 1984The Buffalo-based singer-songwriter performs her contemporary folk originals....More
Today OnlyHackensaw BoysLondon > Events > Music Dates: Tuesday 23rd September 2014 - 7pm-11pmRelentless Garage, 22 Highbury Corner, N5 |
10 minutes from 1984The four-piece string band from Charlottesville, Virginia, performs a wide range of Americana originals. With support from Phillious Williams....More
Edward ScissorhandsLondon > Events > Dance Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R |
14 minutes from 1984Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
AriaLondon > Shopping > House and GardenBarnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 |
2 minutes from 1984This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ...More
ZootsLondon > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 |
3 minutes from 1984Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ...More
AlmeidaLondon > Restaurants > French restaurants30 Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 |
1 minute from 1984This popular D & D London (formerly Conran Restaurants) eatery is renowned as Islington's top restaurant, a much sought after plaudit given the area's sheer volume ...More
Jenius SocialLondon > Education > Cookery CoursesUnit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 |
18 minutes from 1984Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ...More
London Wine AcademyLondon > Education > Evening ClassesGarden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R |
22 minutes from 1984One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts.
Courses take place at the following venues:
Atlas PH, ...More
Leisure near 1984
1984 gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Pancras Square LeisureLondon > Leisure > 5 Pancras Square, N1C |
17 minutes from 1984Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ...More
Spa Fields ParkLondon > Leisure > Parks and GardensNorthampton Road, EC1R |
19 minutes from 1984A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ...More
London Fencing ClubLondon > Leisure > Sports FacilitiesNorman Street, EC1V |
19 minutes from 1984Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ...More
Nightlife near 1984
1984 clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Hoxley & PorterLondon > Nightlife > Bars153 Upper Street, N1 |
1 minute from 1984Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ...More
ColebrookesLondon > Nightlife > Wine Bars69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 |
5 minutes from 1984If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look.
Colebrookes takes the ...More
AnamLondon > Nightlife > Bars3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 |
9 minutes from 1984Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ...More
Little Angel TheatreLondon > Business > Venue Hire14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 |
2 minutes from 1984A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ...More
Our TownOur TownAward-winning US actor-director David Cromer directs this intimate new version of Thornton Wilder's iconic American play.10th October 2014Saturday 29th November 2014
On SoonOur Townevent > Theatre > DramasDATES
10th October to 29th November 2014VENUE Almeida Theatre Award-winning US actor-director David Cromer directs this intimate new version of Thornton Wilder's iconic American play.
The Merchant Of VeniceThe Merchant Of VeniceIan McDiarmid features as Shylock, in the Royal Shakespeare Company's modern interpretation of the drama about money, race and religion, and love. Set in Las Vegas, the production is directed by Rupert Goold.5th December 2014Saturday 14th February 2015
The Merchant Of Veniceevent > Theatre > Shakespearean productionsDATES
5th December 2014 to 14th February 2015VENUE Almeida Theatre Ian McDiarmid features as Shylock, in the Royal Shakespeare Company's modern interpretation of the drama about money, race and religion, and love. Set in Las Vegas, the production is directed by Rupert Goold.
GameGameIn the midst of a housing crisis, a young couple are offered their own home, but it comes at a high price. Drama written by Mike Bartlett, directed by Sacha Wares.23rd February 2015Saturday 4th April 2015
Gameevent > Theatre > DramasDATES
23rd February to 4th April 2015VENUE Almeida Theatre In the midst of a housing crisis, a young couple are offered their own home, but it comes at a high price. Drama written by Mike Bartlett, directed by Sacha Wares.
Carmen DisruptionCarmen DisruptionA well-known opera singers escapes for the truth to be found in the urban sprawl of an opulent European city. Simon Stephens' play re-imagines Bizet's opera. Director is Michael Longhurst.10th April 2015Saturday 23rd May 2015
Carmen Disruptionevent > Theatre > DramasDATES
10th April to 23rd May 2015VENUE Almeida Theatre A well-known opera singers escapes for the truth to be found in the urban sprawl of an opulent European city. Simon Stephens' play re-imagines Bizet's opera. Director is Michael Longhurst.
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