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A NumberReal-life father and son John and Lex Shrapnel star in Caryl Churchill's haunting meditation on identity, intimacy and belonging as seen through the eyes of a 35-year-old only child who discovers he is a clone. Pushing the boundaries of science and ethics, A Number - "brilliantly staged, punchy and discomforting" (The Guardian) - is performed in The Maria, the smaller studio at the Young Vic, and directed by Michael Longhurst.

About The Young Vic

Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide an inspiration for the new generation of performers. But this was an experiment that worked and, years later, the Young Vic remains south London's premier venue for the contemporary, the shocking, the controversial, and the bizarre. More about The Young Vic

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Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £84† 34% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from A Number
Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
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284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from A Number
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Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £118† 41% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from A Number
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
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The American Clock
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 4th February to 30th March 2019
A Number, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 1 minute from A Number
Arthur Miller's ground-breaking play, The American Clock, comes to The Old Vic this February. Presented by visionary director Rachel Chavkin - known for the Hadestown musical ...More
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Tokens Of Affection
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 22nd and 23rd February 2019 at 7.30pm & 24th February 2019 at 4pm
A Number, Brad Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from A Number
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When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 4th January to 2nd March 2019
A Number, South Bank, South Bank, SE1 | 8 minutes from A Number
Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National Theatre in January 2019 starring in the world premiere of Martin Crimp's powerful new play, When We Have ...More
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The Young Vic
London > Entertainment > Theatres
66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as A Number
Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide an ... More
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National Theatre Studio
London > Entertainment > Theatres
83-101 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from A Number
The National Theatre Studio is home to the National Theatre's Archive, open to anyone with an interest in the theatre's history. The archive includes every stage ... More
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Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from A Number
With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From John ... More
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St George's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from A Number
One of two cathedrals in Southwark, St George's Cathedral opened in 1848 as the first Catholic cathedral in the UK after the Reformation. The impressive building ... More
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Alma Enterprises
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from A Number
After five years at 1 Vyner Street Alma Enterprises, the project-space which began as a base for successful young artists' collective 'Land', moved to this new ... More
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Gabriel's Wharf
London > Attractions > Sights
Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from A Number
Situated just 2 minutes walk from Oxo Tower Wharf, this paved area becomes an oasis of outdoor eating as soon as the sun comes ... More
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Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from A Number
With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from A Number
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from A Number
On weekdays a street food market runs along Lower Marsh displaying a diverse range of global food for all tastes, from Italian ... More
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Meson Don Felipe
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
53 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from A Number
Spanish cuisine. ... More
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Tas
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
33 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from A Number
Tas is a delightful place, serving chic Turkish food at affordable prices in a thoroughly pleasant environment. The cheerful, helpful staff definitely add to the experience, ... More
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Yamagoya
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
49 The Cut, SE1 | 1 minute from A Number
Yamagoya , specialising in traditional Japanese ramen, open their first real home in London, a permanent site on The Cut after a successful residency ... More
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 12 minutes from A Number
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 13 minutes from A Number
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 18 minutes from A Number
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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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 3 minutes from A Number
Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from A Number
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from A Number
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from A Number
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from A Number
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from A Number
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
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Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from A Number
The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... More
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from A Number
A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from A Number
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
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The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from A Number
The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More
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National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from A Number
The greatest theatre in the world? Probably. Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best ... More
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from A Number
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More

The Young Vic events

Jesus Hopped the 'A' TrainJesus Hopped the 'A' TrainJesus Hopped the 'A' TrainFollowing his success with The Motherfucker with the Hat at the National Theatre back in 2015, Stephen Adly Guirgis returns to London with a revival of his 2000 play, Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, at the Young Vic. Part of artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah's first season at the theatre, this revival will see Kate Hewitt take over from Philip Seymour2019-02-23T00:00:00+00002019-03-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Young Vic, 66† The Cut† † † SE1 8LZ
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Now On

event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING£10-£40
DATES14th February to 30th March 2019
VENUEThe Young Vic
Following his success with The Motherfucker with the Hat at the National Theatre back in 2015, Stephen Adly Guirgis returns to London with a revival of his 2000 play, Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, at the Young Vic. Part of artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah's first season at the theatre, this revival will see Kate Hewitt take over from Philip Seymour...†More about this event
Death of a SalesmanDeath of a SalesmanDeath of a SalesmanThe Old Vic is staging an Arthur Miller double bill in 2019 with The American Clock and All My Sons, but it's the Young Vic that's taking on the writer's most famous play. In a bold new adaptation, Death of a Salesman will be given new meaning with the story told through the eyes of an African American family. Revered director Marianne Elliott - re2019-05-01T00:00:00+01002019-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Young Vic, 66† The Cut† † † SE1 8LZ
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event > Theatre > Adaptations
PRICING£10-£40
DATES1st May to 29th June 2019
VENUEThe Young Vic
The Old Vic is staging an Arthur Miller double bill in 2019 with The American Clock and All My Sons, but it's the Young Vic that's taking on the writer's most famous play. In a bold new adaptation, Death of a Salesman will be given new meaning with the story told through the eyes of an African American family. Revered director Marianne Elliott - re...†More about this event
TreeTreeTreeTaking you on a musical journey in search of the soul and the spirit of contemporary South Africa, Tree is a collaboration between Idris Elba, whose album Mi Mandela provides the soundtrack, and The Young Vic's artistic director, Kwame Kwei-Armah. This major world premiere, performed in the round, combines music, dance and film to explore the past,2019-07-29T00:00:00+01002019-08-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Young Vic, 66† The Cut† † † SE1 8LZ
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICINGPreviews 29-31 Jul £10, £25, £35 (seated) £30 (standing) | 2-24 Aug £10, £30, £40 (seated), £35 (standing) Concessions available
DATES29th July to 24th August 2019
VENUEThe Young Vic
Taking you on a musical journey in search of the soul and the spirit of contemporary South Africa, Tree is a collaboration between Idris Elba, whose album Mi Mandela provides the soundtrack, and The Young Vic's artistic director, Kwame Kwei-Armah. This major world premiere, performed in the round, combines music, dance and film to explore the past,...†More about this event

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Well known names in the comedy realm deliver top stand-up suitable for children as well as their adults....More

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The award-winning duo sing live to original EDM, trap, trance and electro-pop influenced tracks, coupled with documentary footage, Soviet cartoons ...More

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