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This September, Jermyn Street Theatre hosts the world premiere of Alice Allemano's About Leo. Directed by Michael Oakley, the play delves into the world of English-born Mexican artist Leonora Carrington, renowned for her surrealist works that continue to be exhibited at galleries across the world. Moving from modern Mexico to 1930s France, the story follows Carrington - a notoriously reclusive individual - as she meets with journalist Eliza Prentice, who has a family connection that needs to be explored.

 

About Jermyn Street Theatre

A sweet little old theatre in the style of a Victorian music hall, the Jermyn Street Theatre is best enjoyed around Christmas when its location opposite Fortnum's brings well-dressed folk from the Home Counties into the marvellous old building to watch Sweeney Todd, Oliver and other period pantos. More about Jermyn Street Theatre


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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Leicester Square Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
Brewer Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Discover what's on in London 2018 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2018 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £265  39% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 1 minute from About Leo
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
 
 
 
Le Meridien Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £189  39% off
21 Piccadilly, W1J | 1 minute from About Leo
A hotel that is distinctly in the old English style, with magnificent antique décor, staff who are attentive, discreet, and ever so polite and, most importantly, ... More
 
 
 
Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  36% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 3 minutes from About Leo
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near About Leo

Near About Leo
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th February to 22nd June 2019
About Leo, Haymarket, SW1Y | 3 minutes from About Leo
Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan bring John Sullivan's much-loved sitcom to the London stage with Only Fools and Horses The Musical. Staged at the Theatre Royal ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th November 2017 to 28th September 2019
About Leo, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 3 minutes from About Leo
Tom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. Despite being openly gay and confident ...More
 
 
 
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Les Miserables
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January - 2nd March 2019
About Leo, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from About Leo
Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by law, display condemns him to be ...More
 
 
 
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Near About Leo
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 1 minute from About Leo
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
London > Entertainment >
22-32 Shaftesbury Avenue, Trocadero, W1D | 2 minutes from About Leo
From spring 2019 the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience comes to the West End. After three successful years in Angel, Islington (open until 28th ... More
 
 
 
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Empire Cinema Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from About Leo
The independently-owned Empire owns cinemas at 14 locations across the UK including this one, the three screen Empire Cinema on Haymarket in London's ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near About Leo
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St James's Market
London > Attractions >
St James's, SW1Y | 1 minute from About Leo
An impressive 450 million pound development in the heart of London, St James's Market ... More
 
 
 
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Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 2 minutes from About Leo
Right in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street, Shaftesbury ... More
 
 
 
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Hauser & Wirth (Piccadilly)
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
196A Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 2 minutes from About Leo
Art-dealer, gallery-owner and collector Iwan Wirth was recently voted one of the ten most powerful people in the art world. Hauser & Wirth London opened at ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near About Leo

The best shops and markets near About Leo
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Jermyn Street
London > Shopping > Specialists
St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from About Leo
The name Jermyn Street is synonymous with gentlemen's outfitters and, more specifically shirt makers. Turnbull & Asser, shirt makers by royal appointment to HRH Prince of ... More
 
 
 
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Fortnum & Mason
London > Shopping > Department Stores
181 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1A | 1 minute from About Leo
The Royal Family's favourite food hall, Fortnum & Mason is one of the oldest and most famous stores in Piccadilly, if not the capital. After 300 ... More
 
 
 
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Lillywhite's
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
24 Lower Regent Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from About Leo
Lillywhite’s probably owes its landmark sport shop status to its position in Piccadilly Circus more than anything, but this would be ignoring its remarkable heritage. Its founders, ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near About Leo London?
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Ikoyi
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
St James's Market, SW1Y | 1 minute from About Leo
Presenting an innovative twist on vivid West African flavours, Ikoyi London is a vibrant venue in St James's Market. The menu features eclectic dishes such as ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rowley's
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
113 Jermyn Street, St James's, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from About Leo
This well known restaurant has been famed for its entrecote steak and herb butter sauce since it opened in 1977. There's a feeling of longevity about ... More
 
 
 
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Oscar Wilde Bar at Hotel Cafe Royal
London > Restaurants >
68 Regent Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from About Leo
Reopened in 2013 as part of a major renovation of the Hotel Cafe Royal, The Oscar Wilde Bar (formerly the Grill Room) has been beautifully restored ... More
 
 
 
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Near About Leo
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 10 minutes from About Leo
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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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 12 minutes from About Leo
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 13 minutes from About Leo
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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About Leo gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from About Leo
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from About Leo
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from About Leo
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near About Leo

The best pubs near London About Leo.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from About Leo
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from About Leo
Across the road from Chinatown, a pub had stood on the site of The Blue Posts at 28 Rupert Street since 1739. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from About Leo
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
 
 
 
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About Leo clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Electric Carousel
London > Nightlife >
215-217 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from About Leo
The team behind Madame Jojo's (RIP) return (hurrah!) with The Electric Carousel on the site where the legendary Pigalle Supper Club used to be, at 215-217 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fortnum & Mason: 1707 Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
181 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1A | 1 minute from About Leo
The Fortnum's wine bar has had a makeover as part of the store's refurbishment in 2007, three hundred years after this grand old department store first ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Longitude 0°8
London > Nightlife > Bars
Le Meridien Piccadilly, 21 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from About Leo
The Le Meridien hotel's in-house bar, Longitude 0°8, is a stylish destination that uses music and lighting to offer a unique experience dependant on whether you ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near About Leo

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near About Leo.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 2 minutes from About Leo
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from About Leo
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
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Institute of Directors - IOD
London > Business > Venue Hire
116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from About Leo
... More
 
 
 
 

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Harry Potter Book Night Events
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Waterstone's - Piccadilly 1 minute walk from About Leo

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Hatch A Dragon
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 1 minute walk from About Leo

To celebrate the release of the newest How to train Your Dragon film our children booksellers invite you to create ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2019 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 1 minute walk from About Leo

Please join in with half term activities at Waterstones stores across the country. With activity ranging from craft sessions to ...More

9 Lessons in Brexit: Ivan Rogers in Conversation with Adrian Wooldridge
Exhibitions | On 19th February 2019 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 1 minute walk from About Leo

Ivan Rogers, the UK's former ambassador to the EU, will be joining us to discuss his short, elegant essay - ...More

Sandra Blow: The Late Works
Exhibitions | Until 9th March 2019 

Chris Beetles Fine Photographs 2 minutes walk from About Leo

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Jem Southam: The Long White Cloud
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Zoe Leonard: Selected Images
Exhibitions | Until 9th February 2020 

Hauser & Wirth 2 minutes walk from About Leo

A photography installation by the New York-based artist, who employs repetition, shifting perspectives and a multitude of printing processes to ...More

The Cutting Edge
Comedy | On 19th February 2019 

Comedy Store 2 minutes walk from About Leo

Topical humour from Funmbi Omotayo, Scott Capurro, Jarred Christmas, Stephen Grant, Eleanor Tiernan and Steve Gribbin....More

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
Theatre | Until 23rd February 2019 

Piccadilly Theatre 2 minutes walk from About Leo

The hugely popular stage adaptation of Mark Haddon's bestselling novel by Simon Stephens returns to the West End in November ...More

 
Pinter At The Pinter: A Slight Ache/The Dumb Waiter
Theatre | Until 23rd February 2019 

Harold Pinter Theatre 3 minutes walk from About Leo

The Jamie Lloyd Company's season of Harold Pinter's one-act plays concludes with a double-bill of comedies about power and exploitation. ...More

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Folk rock singer-songwriter and guitarist, David Gray, whose 1998 album White Ladder was the fifth ...More

 
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After nine years apart, Liverpool indie-rock band The Zutons celebrates the 15th anniversary of its ...More

 
David Rodigan & the Outlook Orchestra
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Royal Albert Hall

After the success of the Royal Festival Hall and Somerset House with the Outlook Orchestra last year, Reggae star and veteran DJ David Rodigan performs Jamaican classics with ...More

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Located within the Centre Point development, Vapiano is a pasta place where you top up ...More

 
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Set on the cusp of Notting Hill on Westbourne Park Road, The Oak W2 is ...More

 
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This Covent Garden tea bar serves single-origin tea, tea-infused cocktails, a library of books and ...More

 
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